Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 11
Azerbaijan continued its steady development in 2016, security measures have been ensured in the country, the people of Azerbaijan have lived and continues to live in peace and tranquility, said President Ilham Aliyev.
He was addressing a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers dedicated to the socioeconomic development in 2016 and objectives for the future.
“The source of stability in the country is the will and choice of our people,” the president said.
President Aliyev described Azerbaijan as one of the countries distinguished by its stability.
“Of course it is impossible to separate all the work we have done from the world context,” he said. “While considering the dangerous processes in the region and across the world, we once again see that Azerbaijan is committed to its path, and Azerbaijan is going the path of independence and development.”
“We have tried and we will try to further protect our country and our people from every possible risk and ensure our path of independence,” he said. “The history and the developments taking place around us have already shown that the path we had chosen is the only correct way. This is the path of independence, stability and development.”