Azerbaijani MPs want punishment of people insulting Azerbaijani flags in Turkey
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct.16 / Trend Y.Aliyev /
The Azerbaijani MPs want punishment of all those who have insulted the Azerbaijani flags in Turkey.
"We informed the Turkish parliamentary commission on foreign policy about our concerns over the disrespect against the Azerbaijani flag during the Armenia-Turkey football match," the Chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliamentary Committee on International and Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Vice-President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), Samad Seyidov said at the news conference dedicated to the results of the Ankara visit on Oct.16
On Oct.14, 2009, the Azerbaijani flags were seized from the fans during the Armenia-Turkey football match held in Bursa city of Turkey. The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry submitted official protest note to the Turkish Embassy in Azerbaijan in connection with the incident.
Azerbaijan respects the Turkish flag and demands from Turkey respect towards the Azerbaijani flag, Seyidov added.
There are forces desiring to damage the Azerbaijan-Turkey relations. Disrespect against our flag serves to insidious plans of these persons, Seyidov added.
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