Baku. 14 April. REPORT.AZ/ The TV channel Russia Today (RT) has published a photo session dedicated to the Azerbaijani Army, entitled "The Azerbaijani army: richest in the region", Report informs.
"The Azerbaijani Army is in constant combat readiness because of the unresolved conflict with Armenia around Nagorno-Karabakh. Since the beginning of the 2000's, Azerbaijan has increased its military budget by 20-fold. Baku buys up arms of Russian, Israeli and Turkish production", the RT writes.
The TV channel notes that in the rating of military power by Global Firepower, Azerbaijan ranked 60th, ahead of Armenia by 34 positions.
"Over the past 15 years, Azerbaijani Army has made a huge leap. Military expenditures in 2003 amounted to $160 mln and in 2013 - $ 3.7 bln USD”, the Russia Today added.