Baku holding Victory parade (VIDEO)
The military parade dedicated to victory in the Patriotic War has started in Baku.
The parade is being held in Azerbaijan, following a victorious 44-day war to liberate the previously occupied lands of Azerbaijan by the Armenian Armed Forces.
A panel with the inscription "Karabakh is Azerbaijan!" consisting of car license plates and military equipment seized from the Armenian Armed Forces will be showcased on Azadlig Square in Baku.
The parade will feature more than 3,000 personnel, about 150 military hardware, including the state-of-the-art military equipment, missiles and artillery systems, air defense systems, as well as warships and boats.
A military orchestra played the “Azerbaijan fanfare”.
Following over a month of military action to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation from late Sept. to early Nov. 2020, Azerbaijan has pushed Armenia to sign the surrender document.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. As a result of the ensuing war, the Armenian Armed Forces occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijan, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts. The 1994 ceasefire agreement was followed by peace negotiations.