Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis and Moslem Festival of Sacrifice Marked in New York

Politics Materials 25 December 2006 12:33 (UTC +04:00)

A reception in honor of Solidarity Day of the World Azerbaijanis, the Moslem Festival of Sacrifice and New Year was organized in the Azerbaijani representation in the UNO in New York, Trend reports quoting the Azerbaijani representation in the UNO.

The event was attended by the Azerbaijanis residing in New York and Washington, representatives of the European and other communities comprising of emigrants from Azerbaijan, members of several Azerbaijani communities functioning in this region and employees of the Azerbaijani representation in the UNO.

Opening the event, the Azerbaijani representative in the UNO, Ambassador, Akshin Aliyev, provided information on the successes achieved by Azerbaijan after regaining its independence, policy of the Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev and role of Azerbaijan in the world. In addition, he highlighted the special role of the Azerbaijanis residing in other countries in raising the image of Azerbaijan.

Thereafter, a film about Azerbaijan, taken by Heydar Aliyev Foundation was demonstrated. A concert of the Azerbaijani music took place, and guests were presented with national meals and sweets.