President Ilham Aliyev, First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva join march to pay tribute to memory of Azerbaijani martyrs of second Karabakh war (PHOTO/VIDEO)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 27
A march, as a sign of deep respect for Azerbaijani soldiers and officers, who died in the battles for the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan, as well as for the killed civilians and missing Azerbaijanis during the second Karabakh war, was held in Baku on September 27 – the Day of Remembrance.
Supreme Commander-in-Chief, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva attended the march. The head of state laid the foundation stone for the Patriotic War Memorial Complex and the Museum of Victory.
A nationwide moment of silence to honor the memory of the martyrs was observed at 12:00 PM on September 27 across Azerbaijan.
Following the groundbreaking ceremony, President Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva arrived at the Seaside Boulevard and paid tribute to the memory of heroic martyrs of the country.
The warships sounded sirens and fired volleys.
The president and the first lady also visited the Alley of Honors to commemorate national leader Heydar Aliyev.