Azeri Jets Stage Military Exercises at Line of Contact

Azeri jests stage exercises at Karabakh border

BAKU (Trend)—More than 10 fighters and military helicopters belonging to the Azerbaijani Air Forces are holding military exercises in a “front-line zone” close to Karabakh military forces.

Azerbaijani Defense Minister Safar Abiyev has been stationed at the front-line zone near Nagorno-Karabakh since Wednesday, Trend News Agency reported.

Azerbaijani Defense Ministry spokesman Eldar Sabiroglu confirmed that the military was holding exercises and said the minister had been personally observing the exercises. Abiyev has also visited military units in the front-line zone and was familiarized with their military training.


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  1. facts said:

    A cheape blackmailing game by Ankara & its mercenaries in Baku.

    These are first of attempts for blackmailing the West (“Garabakh or war” ) and secondly it is April and banana republic Azerbaijani has got a (dirty) task form Ankara to “ show muscles and to scare Armenias”, since Turkey currently likes to play the “soft power” ! Turkey likes to save the well known two pro Turkish protocols and Azerbaijani is in some way in hurry not being let alone!

  2. facts said:

    PS: Both Turkey and the banana republic Azerbaijani (having a lot of identity problems) have put themselves in an unpleasant /deadlock situation! The best would be to stay and remain calm!

  3. Artur said:

    The picture shows “Aezry” jet, which has has got a Russian flag and a Soviet star. Why?

  4. ARA said:

    Good- I too can monitor them– We will decimate them if they dare cross the line and boy-we will walk to Baku and see who observes anything on their side-

  5. AryanArmenia said:

    azeri Air Force….meet Mr. S-300…we’ve got something for your ass baku.

  6. Hagop said:

    Interesting that the jet in the picture identified as Azeri by the caption, has the Russian flag on it!!!!!

  7. S-300 said:

    Dear Aliyev, you can come close and look at our ancient Armenian land all you want, would you like to apply for a visa ?

  8. You_Be_The_Judge said:

    – Azerbaijani air force: 340+ aircrafts (This exceeds the numbers allowed to Azerbaijan under the Conventional Forces in Europe treaty by more than 3 times).
    – Armenian Air Force: 55+ aircrafts.

    Note: The above mentioned numbers include everything from fighters jets to transport helicopters.

    Here are the military expenditures (2011) of some countries of approximately equal size in terms of population:

    Belgium: $5.5 billion (population – 10 million)
    Sweden: $5.3 billion (population – 9 million)
    Azerbaijan: $4.4 billion (population – 9 million)
    Portugal: $3.4 billion (population – 11.5 million)
    Hungary: $3.2 billion (population – 10 million)

  9. Seervart said:

    And what is the Russians and the U.S.of A is saying about this belligerentness of the Azerbaijanis?