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Officer Development Course graduation ceremony held

The graduation ceremony of another Officer Development Course was held Monday at the Training and Educational Center of the Azerbaijan Army, the Ministry of Defense told AZERTAC. 'First, the memory of National Leader Heydar Aliyev and Martyrs, who sacrificed their lives for the independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan was honored with observing a minute of silence. The National Anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan was performed. The speakers at the ceremony noted that the next Officer Development Course, which covered various specialties and was under the training plan approved by the Defense Minister, successfully ended. It was emphasized that throughout the course, the officers further enhanced their knowledge and skills in the acquired specialties and demonstrated high professionalism in the fulfillment of the assigned tasks. The speakers also highlighted the importance of such courses in terms of improving the servicemen's professional level and combat capability, as well as w ished the officers success in their future military service. The listeners expressed gratitude to the Defense Ministry's leadership for their attention and care and promised to successfully apply the acquired tactical knowledge and skills in military service. The course leader attached an emblem to the symbolic stump and the listeners, who successfully completed the course, were awarded certificates. At the end of the ceremony, the military personnel solemnly marched in front of the grandstand,' the ministry said. Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency