Baku, Azerbaijan – A meeting was held with the president of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, the officials of the Ministry of Defense of Azerbaijan and the commanders of the troops located in the front line area. Aliyev announced at the meeting that parts of the cities of Zangilan, Gabriel, Kelbajar and Kubadli had been liberated from the occupation.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev held a meeting last night with Defense Ministry officials and commanders of troops located in the front line area. The meeting was reportedly held at the Defense Ministry’s Central Command Center.

During the meeting, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev announced that parts of the cities of Kelbajar and Kubadli had been liberated from occupation.

“Armenia should voluntarily withdraw from our territory and be rejected, “Aliyev said. That’s what international law requires.

But they are not affected, they are not under pressure, on the contrary, there are attempts to influence and pressure us. Of course, no one can influence us, no one can influence our will.

I inform our soldiers and citizens that we are in a very serious struggle both on the front and in the political arena. We show courage, we defend our position, ” he said.