Heydar Aliyev did not allow referendum on preserving Soviet Union to be held in Nakhchivan - Azerbaijani president
BAKU, Azerbaijan, October 17
A referendum on preserving the Soviet Union was held in the Soviet Union in the spring of 1991 and the then leadership of Azerbaijan falsified the results of that referendum against the will of the people and voted for the preservation of the Soviet Union, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said addressing the meeting with the general public of the Fuzuli district, Trend reports.
“However, Heydar Aliyev did not allow this referendum to be held in Nakhchivan. Now, look at the steps towards independence. What stages did the journey to independence go through?” the head of state said.