Azerbaijan, Baku, May 15 / Trend, S. Agayeva /
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry is ready to undertake the work assigned to it to hold the next Eurovision Song Contest 2012 and make all necessary arrangements.
"A great and hard work is before us. Enormous work should be done to hold the next song contest in Azerbaijan in 2012. Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry is ready to undertake the task assigned to it," Foreign Ministry spokesman
Elkhan Polukhov told Trend on Sunday.
Azerbaijani duo Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) with their pop-ballad "Running Scared" won the Eurovision Song Contest 2011. Azerbaijan received the highest score - 12 points from Russia, Turkey and Malta. Azerbaijan took 10 points from Ukraine, Greece, Croatia, San Marino, Romania and Moldova. The duo received 8 points from Austria, Cyprus, Iceland, Poland, Georgia, Albania, Portugal, Lithuania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Estonia.
Polukhov believes that it is a great victory of Azerbaijan and the country has once again made itself known in the world and represented itself not only as a leader of the region, as well as a country that has developed and able to have it say in all spheres.