Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 16 / Trend, N. Ismayilova /
The Interstate Television and Radio Company "MIR" "has apologized to the Azerbaijani Finance Ministry for serious mistake made during the show" Preparing for the Eurovision Song Contest -2012 "demonstrated on Nov.6, the ministry told Trend on Wednesday.
"Journalist Fuad Mirmmammadov made serious mistake and gave inaccurate information, saying that based on the Azerbaijani Finance Ministry's data, 1bln manat will be allocated from the Azerbaijani state budget to hold" Eurovision-2012 "in Baku," the company's letter reads.
"Some local and foreign news agencies spread groundless information not clarifying this issue at the Finance Ministry and citing it. In this regard, we apologize to the Ministry Finance," the letter reads.