Rafig Asgarov

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Rafig Asgarov
Rafiq Əsgərov
Commander of Azerbaijani Naval Forces
President Abulfaz Elchibey
Preceded by position established
Succeeded by Fuad Yusifov
Personal details
Born 1949 (1949) (age 65)
Azerbaijan
Religion Islam
Military service
Service/branch Naval Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijani Navy
Rank Counter Admiral

Counter Admiral Rafig Asgarov (Azerbaijani: Rafiq Əsgərov) was the Commander of Azerbaijani Naval Forces since restoration of independence of Azerbaijan in 1991.[1] Born in 1949 and appointed Commander of Azerbaijani Naval Forces in 1991, he was one of the few Azerbaijani admirals who served in high ranking positions.[2] He was replaced by Captain Fuad Yusifov.[3]

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