U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan organizes discussion over U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jan. 21 / Trend M. Aliyev /
The U.S. Embassy in Azerbaijan has organized broadcasting of the U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's speech in Baku's Media Center today.
"Statement by the U.S. Secretary of State is being broadcasted around the world. It testifies a new form of freedom in the world," the U.S. Embassy Public Relations Department head Terry Davidson said.
In her speech, Hillary Clinton said that the countries that use censorship on the Internet, seek political advantage. But they lose in economic plan. Virtual barrier in authoritarian countries will collapse like the Berlin Wall, the U.S. State Department head said.
Clinton cited China and Uzbekistan where the access to the Internet is limited, Vietnam where the use of social networks is ceased and Egypt where 40 bloggers were arrested as the example.
After the speech discussion of Azerbaijani journalists on this topic was organized.