Victory Day widely celebrated in Azerbaijan
On occasion of 61st anniversary of Victory Day, a number of events will be held in Azerbaijan, Trend reports quoting WWII Veteran Seyfatdin Shikhli, secretary of Veterans Council.
He said morning May 9 veterans of WWII are putting flowers to the monument of General Azi Aslanov, Twice Hero of Soviet Union. It is planned that at the same place they will be congratulated by President Ilham Aliyev.
Statistics says there are 12,019 veterans of WWII in Azerbaijan, 121 of them are Heroes of Soviet Union, 30 people have Slava orders of all three degrees of.