Azerbaijani president pays tribute to martyrs (PHOTO)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 20

By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has arrived at the Alley of Martyrs to commemorate the victims of the bloody January 1990 tragedy.

The president laid a wreath at the Eternal Flame monument, as the military orchestra of the Defense Ministry played the National Anthem of Azerbaijan.

Attending the commemoration ceremony were also state and government officials, leaders of religious communities, ambassadors of foreign countries and representatives of international organizations functioning in Azerbaijan.

The ceremony of visiting the Alley of Martyrs was attended by Azerbaijani Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, chairman of Milli Majlis (parliament) Ogtay Asadov and head of Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev.

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