Missile guidance station and launchers discovered in Khojaly are on display in the Military Trophies Park in Baku -PHOTO


The 1S32 missile guidance station, part of the 2K11 Krug anti-aircraft missile system discovered in the Khojaly district, along with two 2P24 launcher vehicles, has been placed in the Military Trophy Park in Baku, information in this regard was provided during the media tour organized by the Ministry of Defense on June 15, National Salvation Day, at the Military Trophy Park, APA reports.

During the media tour, participants were acquainted with the 2K11 Krug anti-aircraft missile system belonging to the Armenian armed forces discovered in the Khojaly district.

Military experts provided detailed information about the purpose, tactical, and technical characteristics of the mentioned air defense system (2K11 Krug), as well as its use by the Armenian armed forces before the Patriotic War.

Participant in the Patriotic War, Major Asgar Mammadov, stated that the mentioned equipment is part of the components of the surface-to-air missile system.

“Our army captured these during anti-terror operations in the Khojal
y district. These two elements are part of the components of the ‘2K11 Krug anti-aircraft missile system.”

Participant in the Patriotic War, Major Tural Shukurov, stated that during a local anti-terrorism operation in Khojaly, they inspected the “2K11 Krug anti-aircraft missile system abandoned by the Armenian Armed Forces, which was in operational condition.

“Although the complex was used during the operation, no air attack was fired at our vehicles. Now, this complex is in the Military Trophy Park.”

According to military expert Ramil Mammadli, the Armenian Armed Forces had strengthened the air defense system in Garabagh and surrounding regions, which they occupied before the Patriotic War.

“As a result, the Armenian Armed Forces posed threats to Azerbaijan’s combat aviation during this period and undertook various measures to neutralize them. In the Patriotic War, the Azerbaijani Army thoroughly defeated the enemy forces. Subsequently, various enemy equipment was left in these areas. Today, we see the 2
K11 Krug anti-aircraft missile system in Azerbaijan’s Military Trophy Park. The discovery and neutralization of such equipment, including weapons like these, continues,” stated the military expert.

Source: Azeri-Press news agency

Out of almost 200 destroyed historical and cultural monuments in Shusha, 18 ones restored to date – special envoy


SHUSHA: About 18 out of nearly 200 destroyed historical and cultural monuments in Shusha city have been restored to date, special representative of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Shusha region Aydin Karimov said, Trend reports.

He made the announcement at the international conference “Organization of Turkic States: towards new strategic goals against the background of geopolitical realities and global cataclysms.”

Karimov informed the conference participants that 16 out of 17 mosques in the city were destroyed by the occupants.

“On the instruction of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, work was started on immediate restoration of mosques, as a result of which 4 mosques were fully restored in the city within 4 years, construction of 2 new ones was started – one in the city and the other in Dashalti village.

All works carried out in Shusha, where the engineering infrastructure is being re-created, are carried out under the detailed General Plan of the city. A new full secondary scho
ol for 960 people has already been built and put into operation, and the construction of the Central District Hospital is planned to be completed within the current year,” Karimov noted.

He mentioned that the main task set before the government by President Ilham Aliyev is to return Azerbaijani citizens, who were forcibly exiled from their native lands as a result of Armenia’s occupation policy, to the homeland of their ancestors and provide them with employment.

“We are very proud to state that our compatriots exiled from here during the occupation have already returned to Shusha,” he added.

Source: Trend News Agency

Price of Azerbaijani oil exceeds $84


The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has continued to increase in the world markets, APA-Economics reports.

The price of a barrel of Azeri Light crude oil has increased by $0.39 or 0.46% compared to the previous day, settling at $84,33.

Note that Azeri Light was traded at $83.94 yesterday.

Source: Azeri-Press news agency

KazMunayGas, KPO discuss progress of large-scale gas plant project at Karachaganak


ASTANA: KazMunayGas (KMG), Kazakhstan’s national oil and gas company, and Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. (KPO) discussed the status of the gas processing plant project at the Karachaganak field, which aims to process 4.5 billion cubic meters of raw gas annually, Trend reports.

According to KMG, these issues were discussed during a meeting between Askhat Khassenov, Chairman of the Management Board of KMG, and Marco Marsili, General Director of KPO.

It was noted that, to maintain production levels at 10-11 million tons per year, the field operator is implementing the Karachaganak Expansion Project. This project includes the installation of additional 5th and 6th gas reinjection compressors to sustain reservoir pressure and enhance oil recovery.

The meeting also addressed the export of Karachaganak oil amid increased demand for Kazakh hydrocarbons in Western Europe. Last year, around 1 million tons of oil from Karachaganak were delivered to Germany for the first time via the KazTransOil and Transneft t
ransportation systems. In the first five months of 2024, approximately 500,000 tons have been delivered, with projections exceeding 1 million tons by the end of the year.

Karachaganak Petroleum Operating B.V. operates one of the world’s largest gas condensate fields. The Karachaganak field, discovered in 1979, is located in northwestern Kazakhstan. KPO is a joint venture comprising Eni S.p.A. (29.25 percent), Shell plc (29.25 percent), Chevron (18 percent), Lukoil (13.5 percent), and KMG (10 percent).

Source: Trend News Agency

President Ilham Aliyev: Cooperation among political parties of countries of OTS plays an important role in realization of common goals


“It is beyond any doubt that the mutually beneficial cooperation of the political parties of the countries of the Organization of Turkic States plays an important role in the realization of common goals,” President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said in his address to the participants of the international conference themed ‘Organization of Turkic States: towards new strategic goals in the context of geopolitical realities and global cataclysms” held in Shusha, APA reports.

“I am sure that the event, organized by the New Azerbaijan Party in the city of Shusha, the ‘cultural capital of the Islamic world’, on a significant date for the people of Azerbaijan, the Day of National Salvation and the anniversary of the signing of the Shusha Declaration, and therefore has a special symbolic meaning and moral and political significance, will make a valuable contribution to the development of multilateral relations, further strengthening of unity in the Turkic world and the realization of new goals,” the head of state emph
asized.

Source: Azeri-Press news agency

WHO chief highlights health focus at COP29


BAKU: I’m very pleased that health will once again feature prominently in the COP29 agenda, with a thematic day dedicated to health, human capital, jobs, education, children, and youth, said Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization, Trend reports.

“I joined the Nizami Ganjavi International Center’s Advisory Group meeting and asked for their support in advocating for health as the most compelling reason for Climate Action at COP29; encouraging all countries to engage with WHO’s Alliance for Transformative Action on Climate and Health (ATACH) to build more climate-resilient and climate-friendly health systems,” he wrote on his page on X.

Meanwhile, the Nizami Ganjavi International Center will be holding the 29th high-level meeting themed “Pathway to COP29: Sustainable and Resilient Future” on June 19-21. The primary purpose of this high-level meeting is to ensure that all the relevant parties are working together in harmony to ensure the success of COP29 in Baku.

In Novem
ber this year, Azerbaijan will host the 29th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP29). This was decided at the plenary meeting of COP28 held in Dubai on December 11 last year. Within two weeks, Baku, having become the center of the world, will host about 70,000-80,000 foreign guests.

The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change is an agreement signed at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992 to prevent dangerous human interference in the climate system. The acronym COP (Conference of Parties) stands for Conference of Parties, which is the highest legislative body overseeing the implementation of the Framework Convention on Climate Change. A total of 198 countries are parties to the convention. Unless the parties decide otherwise, COP is held annually. The first COP event was held in March 1995 in Germany’s Berlin, and its secretariat is based in Bonn.

Source: Trend News Agency