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Ministry of Defence awards MES’s personnel

On August 26, 2009 a group of personnel of the Special Risky Rescue Service of MES were awarded at the Ministry of Emergency Situations. Deputy Minister of emergency situations lieutenant-general Etibar Mirzayev and Deputy Minister of defence – commander of Air Forces lieutenant-general Ramiz Tahirov participated in the awarding ceremony.

To be noted that servicemen of the Special Risky Rescue Service were awarded with diploma of honour and presents according the order of the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan for distinguishing in search and rescue operations of remains of the “MiQ-29” aircraft belonging to the Air Forces of the Ministry of Defence and the body of the pilot of the aircraft, demonstrating high professionalism, skills and bravery.

In the awarding ceremony Deputy Minister of emergency situations Etibar Mirzayev said that death of the pilot of the “MiQ-29” aircraft is a great loss not only for the Ministry of Defence, but also for the state and nation. He said that personnel of MES performed their duty in search and rescue operations. The deputy minister appreciated the reward of the servicemen of the Special Risky Rescue Service distinguished in the operations as a sign of high regard and expressed his thankfulness.

Then 11 servicemen of the Special Risky Rescue Service of MES were presented diploma of honour and presents. Deputy Minister of emergency situations lieutenant-general Etibar Mirzayev was awarded with special reward of the Ministry of Defence.

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