Ilham Aliyev, the President of Azerbaijan, visited the Cemetery of Martyrs in Baku on 20 January 2006 in connection with the 17th anniversary of the bloody tragedy committed in 1990. The head of state put a wreath at the Memorial of Martyrs. The prayers were made and State Anthem of Azerbaijan was played.
The Azerbaijani President was accompanied by the heads of Government, Parliament and different state establishments. Representatives from the diplomatic corps offered the condolences on the tragic date of the history.