The memory of the martyrs of the Second Karabakh War was commemorated in Constitutional Court


2021 Sep


On September 27, 2021 at the Constitutional Court was held an event dedicated to the Remembrance Day.

At the beginning of the event, which was attended by judges and officials of the Administrative Office, the memory of the martyrs of the Second Karabakh War was commemorated with a minute of silence.

Chairman of Constitutional Court Farhad Abdullayev stressed that in accordance with the Decree of President Ilham Aliyev of December 2, 2020, every year September 27 is commemorated in Azerbaijan as a sign of deep respect for our soldiers and officers who fought heroically in the Patriotic War and sacrificed their lives for the territorial integrity of our country. It is commemorated as the Remembrance Day.

Chairman noted that the launch of large-scale military operations by the Armenian armed forces against our country on September 27, 2020 made it necessary for our State and people to fight for the Motherland. Our army's heroic repulse of the enemy's provocations and counterattack dealt a crushing blow to the aggressor was a demonstration of our people's determination to win.

As a result of military operations led by the President of Azerbaijan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, our brave army, which meets modern standards, in 44 days liberated about 300 settlements, including 5 cities and 4 settlements and a number of strategic heights. The military success of the Azerbaijani Army determined the outcome of the war and ended the long occupation. On November 10, 2020, a trilateral statement confirming the victory of Azerbaijan was signed. As a result of this historic document, military operations were suspended.

At the event it was noted that the courage and high patriotism of our soldiers and officers in the struggle for the sovereignty and territorial integrity of our republic, the civilians working in the rear, the people united around President Ilham Aliyev, the Great Victory of our brave army will always have a special place in history of Azerbaijan.

At the event were remembered the words of President Ilham Aliyev, who successfully continues the path started by the great leader Heydar Aliyev, resolutely protects our national interests and ensures our territorial integrity, in his address to the nation on November 8, 2020: “Today, I also visited the grave of great leader Heydar Aliyev and paid my respects. I said in my heart, I am happy to have fulfilled my father's will”.

In his speech, the chairman said that the high level of army building, professional development of servicemen, provision of our Armed Forces with modern equipment are the result of successful domestic and foreign policy of President Ilham Aliyev. Our occupied lands have been liberated at the cost of the blood and lives of our heroic martyrs, soldiers and officers, veterans. In our country, servicemen, families of martyrs, veterans are always given high attention and continuous care by both the State and the people, their social needs are provided and improving their welfare is one of the priorities of the State policy pursued by the President of Azerbaijan. In this regard, the Head of State signed a number of decrees and orders, and effective measures were taken.

Farhad Abdullayev noted that the enemy, which could not withstand the victory march of the brave Azerbaijani Army, resorted to provocations, fired on a number of cities and regions, settlements using ballistic missiles and heavy artillery, and committed war crimes targeting innocent civilians. He stressed the need for the organizers of these bloody crimes to be punished. Speaking at the annual general discussions of the 76th session of the UN General Assembly, President Ilham Aliyev said that Azerbaijan itself ensured the implementation of UN Security Council resolutions.

Then the chairman spoke about the implementation of social support and assistance actions on the initiative and instruction of the First Vice President of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva, her special sensitivity, care and compassion for the families of martyrs and veterans, constant attention to solving their problems. He noted that all this has always been met with sympathy and love by our people.

At the same time, it was noted that on December 8, 2020, President Ilham Aliyev in connection with the protection of the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan signed an order on the establishment of a fund in order to support the war-wounded and families of martyrs - "YASHAT" Foundation. This, in turn, allowed civil society to support the improvement of the social situation of the families of martyrs, veterans and participants of the Karabakh war.

It was noted that large-scale restoration and construction work is being carried out and important projects are being implemented in the liberated territories due to the brilliant victory in the Great Patriotic War. The head of state laying the foundations of strategic facilities and enterprises in these areas, focusing on the expansion of construction work and the application of high technologies. This construction work, the rapid restoration of our cities and villages demonstrates to the whole world the strength of Azerbaijan, the strong will of our President, high management skills, determination to build.

At the end of the event, Farhad Abdullayev expressed confidence that the heroism of those who were killed during protection of our territorial integrity and the liberation of our lands will always be an example for our people and future generations.

On the Remembrance Day, officials of the Constitutional Court visited the graves of martyrs of the Great Patriotic War in the Second Alley of Honor.