All Possible Destabilization Efforts Will be Prevented in Azerbaijan: Interior Minister
Azerbaijan, Baku, 12 March /corr. Trend I.Alizade / Azerbaijan's Interior Minister said that Internal Troops will prevent all possible attempts of destabilization in the country.
"Over the last four to five, certain forces have tried to break stability and order in Azerbaijan. The Internal Troops implemented their mission with honor and played a significant role in preventing these efforts," Azerbaijan's Interior Minister, Colonel-General Ramil Usubov, said on 12 March, giving a speech before personnel of the Internal Troops.
According to the 1995 order of the former President of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev, the date that Internal Troops joined the battles in Nagorno-Karabakh - 12 March - became Establishment Day of the Internal Troops of Azerbaijan.
The Internal Troops lost 496 soldiers, as well as 1168 soldiers being wounded, 268 are missing.