Azerbaijan, Baku, July 19 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
Azerbaijani journalists have sent an appeal to international organizations and the Iranian government to release illegally detained Azerbaijani citizens, Farid Huseyn and Shahriyar Hajizade.
The event dedicated to the 137-th anniversary of the national press was held by the Azerbaijani Association of Women Journalists and the State Committee for Family, Women and Children. An appeal to the leadership of UN, ISESCO, the Iranian president and supreme religious
leader was adopted.
The current state of Azerbaijani press, women's role in the development of press, the problems in this area were discussed at the conference "Educational role of press in covering the problems of family, women and children".
Chairman of the committee Hijran Huseynova, chairman of the Press Council Aflatun Amashov, head of the Media Support Fund under the Azerbaijani President Vugar Safarli, MPs attended the event.