Aliyev, together with his wife his Mehriban, visited a military hospital in Baku, where soldiers wounded during the clashes with Armenia are treated.
Dozens have been reported killed and hundreds wounded in fighting since Sunday (September 27) that has spread far beyond the enclave's borders, threatening to spill over into all-out war between the former Soviet republics
of Azerbaijan and Armenia.
The re-eruption of one of the "frozen conflicts" from the collapse of the Soviet Union has raised concerns about stability in the South Caucasus, a corridor for pipelines carrying oil and gas to world markets, and raised fears that
regional powers Russia and Turkey could be drawn in.