Dress rehearsal for military parade begins in Baku (PHOTO)
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 24 / Trend, I. Izzet /
A dress rehearsal for the June 26 Day of the Armed Forces Parade began in Baku today.
The dress rehearsal will be held on the Azadliq square.
Over 5,000 personnel of various military units of the armed forces, more than 400 units of military equipment and weapons systems, more than 100 combat aircraft and helicopters and over 40 warships will be involved in the last rehearsal of the military parade.
Representatives of all troops are expected to march through the square. In the end, Azerbaijani Armed Forces aircraft will demonstrate the country's flag in the sky.
Defense minister Safar Abiyev, generals and high-ranking servicemen of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces will observe the rehearsal.
For the rehearsal, traffic was reduced and the directions of all streets and roads were changed to flow towards Azadliq Square and Oil Workers Prospect.
Richard Sorge Sreet, Kevkab Safaraliyeva Street, Alexander Pushkin Street, Azadliq Prospect, Rashid Beybutov Street, Bulbul Prospect, Rasul Reza Street, Aziz Aliyev Street and Niyazi Street are the streets and roads crossing Oil Workers Prospect along Seasisde Boulevard.