The Victory Day was celebrated at the Constitutional Court


2021 Nov


In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan of December 3, 2020 on the establishment of Victory Day, it was decided that November 8 is solemnly celebrated in Azerbaijan every year as Victory Day in order to perpetuate the unprecedented Victory in the Patriotic War, which became the triumph of the power and national pride of our people, which is of exceptional importance from the point of view of the authority and further development of the State.

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Azerbaijan held a number of events in this regard.

On November 3, the staff of Constitutional Court visited the second Alley of Honor, paid tribute to the Shekhids who died for their Motherland.

On November 5, an event dedicated to Victory Day was held in the Constitutional Court.

Opening the event, Chairman of the Constitutional Court Farhad Abdullayev noted that the Patriotic War, which began on September 27, 2020 and lasted 44 days, ended with the return of our occupied territories, became the brightest page of our history, the subject of pride of the Azerbaijani people.

It was emphasized that today each of us is experiencing the proudest days in the history of modern Azerbaijan. The 30-year longing of our people for the lands has ended, a great Victory over the enemy has been won. The President of Azerbaijan, the victorious Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev restored historical justice, having achieved unprecedented successes both in the political arena and on the battlefield. Our country has demonstrated its political and military strength to the world. One of the highlights of this war was the unity between the people and the Supreme Commander-in-Chief. The people, as a fist, sticked by the Supreme Commander and gave him and our army great support. Our heroic, invincible Army honestly complied with the orders of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief on the battlefield, inflicted irreparable blows on the enemy and liberated our occupied lands. As a result of 44 days of fighting, the Azerbaijani people won a historic victory, the territorial integrity of our country was restored.

It was brought to the attention that November 8 went down in the history of Azerbaijan as Victory Day. It was on this day that Shusha - the crown of Karabakh, one of the most picturesque corners of Azerbaijan, the cradle of our culture was liberated from enemy occupation.

The Chairman stressed that as a result of the military operations led by the Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, our valiant army, which meets modern standards, has liberated about 300 settlements in 44 days, including 5 cities and 4 villages, a number of strategic heights. On November 10, 2020, a tripartite Statement was signed confirming the Victory of Azerbaijan. As a result of this historic document, the military-political leadership of Armenia capitulated, military operations were suspended, and the Agdam, Lachin and Kalbajar regions were returned without a single shot.

It was noted that the legal force of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan, authored by the great leader Heydar Aliyev, was restored on our liberated lands. The liberation of our occupied lands has also restored the constitutional rights of citizens.

The military trophy park, created on the special initiative of President Ilham Aliyev in Baku on April 12, 2021, is dedicated to the glorious Victory of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan in the Second Karabakh War. Among the trophies are small arms, heavy equipment, missile systems, military transport and other ammunition left by Armenians on the battlefield. The military trophy park is of particular importance from the point of view of demonstrating the historical Victory. The exhibits here create an idea of the course of the Patriotic War for each visitor, again revive the battles that brought Victory to Azerbaijan.

It was brought to the attention that on December 8, 2020, President Ilham Aliyev has signed an Order on the establishment of the “YASHAT” Fund. The purpose of the Found is to create an appropriate platform for the implementation of civil society initiatives aimed at providing additional support to measures implemented by the State in the field of social protection of Shehid families and persons disabled as a result of military activities, ensuring transparency, accountability and public control in this area.

Mehriban Aliyeva, First Vice President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation, pays special attention to the families of Shekhids and veterans.

The Chairman informed the participants that some days ago the employees of Constitutional Court provided food aid to the Shehid and veteran families, and these activities will continue.

It was noted that on October 26, with the participation of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and President of the fraternal Republic of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the official opening of Fizuli International Airport took place. In addition, the heads of state laid the foundation for the Goradiz-Jebrail-Zangilan-Agbend highway (Zangezur corridor), which is of strategic and economic importance. The historic visit of the President of Turkey to the liberated lands was another bright demonstration of the Azerbaijani-Turkish brotherhood.

One of the heroes of Patriotic War, Colonel Tehran Mansimov, who took part in the event in the Constitutional Court, stressed that our fearless, brave soldiers and officers, confidently moving towards Victory, smashed the engineering and fortification systems built on our lands, which have been under the occupation of Armenia for many years, military units, forward positions, military equipment and infrastructure, enemy manpower, firing points and bases deep in the front. Our lands were liberated at the cost of the blood and life of our heroic soldiers and officers, the Shehids. Azerbaijan's victories on the battlefield, especially the liberation of Shusha, played a decisive role in the fate of the war, as a result of which Armenia admitted its defeat and capitulated. The Patriotic War showed the whole world how patriotic, the Azerbaijani people, their national unity and solidarity are. Azerbaijan reunited with historical land - Karabakh, won a historic Victory. This Victory was presented to us by the determination, political will, strong army, valiant soldiers and officers of our President, victorious Supreme Commander-in-Chief Ilham Aliyev, worthy heritor of the political course of the great leader Heydar Aliyev.

Further, Chairman Farhad Abdullayev drew attention to the fact that thanks to the brilliant Victory in the Patriotic War, today the large-scale restoration and creative work is underway in the territories liberated from occupation, and important projects are being implemented. The head of state lays the foundations of strategic facilities, enterprises in these territories, focuses on the progress of construction work, the use of high technologies. These construction and creative works, the rapid restoration of our cities and villages demonstrate to the whole world the power of Azerbaijan, the strong will of our President, his high managerial skill, and the determination to build.

At the end of the event, Farhad Abdullayev said that our 44-day war for justice is forever inscribed in golden letters in the history of Azerbaijan. We have won this Victory through the determination, political will of the Supreme Commander-in-Chief, the courage of our victorious Army, the blood of our heroic shehids, and the unity of our people. This war, which put an end to 30 years of occupation in 44 days, was inscribed in the history as an unprecedented battle.

Chairman also congratulated the staff of Constitutional Court on the upcoming Constitution Day and State Flag Day of the Republic of Azerbaijan. It was noted that today the flag of Azerbaijan is raised in the liberated territories, and it will always fly in these territories.

At the event was also shown the film dedicated to Victory Day prepared by the State News Agency of Azerbaijan.