Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend K.Zarbaliyeva / The 15th anniversary of the creation of the Internal Troops of Azerbaijan Interior Ministry is marked on 12 March. Due to it, the personnel of the Internal Troops of Azerbaijan headed by the Commander of the Interior Troops, General-Lieutenant, Zakir Hasanov, visited the memorial of the ex-President of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev, in the Avenue of Honorable Burial and Martyrs' Avenue.
Hasanov briefed the media that on 12 March 1992 the soldiers of the Internal Troops participated in the military operations against the army of Armenia. According to the order of the Azerbaijani President in 1995, 12 March was announced as Creation Day of the Internal Troops. Hasanov said that several days ago the President of Azerbaijan awarded 55 employees of the Internal Troops. He stressed that the Internal Troops stand ready to implement the orders of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief.
"The Internal Troops have high-level material and technical base meeting international standards. International experts who visit Azerbaijan also testify this fact. The highest appreciation to the Internal Troops is made by the President of Azerbaijan, Ilham Aliyev. He highly assesses the military training of the Internal Troops," he said.