Ilham Aliyev explained confrontation with Iran

“I worked with the three former presidents of Iran – huts, Ahmadinejad and Rouhani. For so many years, there has never been a situation similar to today. Iran had never spent twice for several months military exercises at our borders. Never before So many statements were made full of hatred and threats to Azerbaijan. ” This was said by President Ilham Aliyev at the International Conference “Along the Middle Corridor: Geopolitics, Security and Economics”.

The head of state noted that “we always answered and will answer any anti -azerbaijani steps, whether it is statements or actions. Therefore, we were forced to start military exercises on the border with Iran to demonstrate that we are not afraid. We will do everything. possible to protect our lifestyle, the secular vector of the development of Azerbaijan and Azerbaijanis, including Azerbaijanis living in Iran. They are part of our nation. “