Turkish embassy issues statement on January 20 anniversary
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 19
The Turkish Embassy in Azerbaijan issued a statement Jan. 19 in connection with the 27th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy.
The January 20 tragedy – a turning point in Azerbaijan's struggle for independence – will never be forgotten, reads the statement.
“The selfless struggle of our Azerbaijani brothers who blocked the way of tanks with their bodies will never be forgotten. We respectfully revere the memory of martyrs who 27 years ago sacrificed their lives for the independence of Azerbaijan, which is today a bastion of stability and prosperity in our region, and we want to emphasize that we support Azerbaijan as always,” the statement said.