Turkish PM congratulates Turkic world with Nowruz holiday
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 21 / Trend R. Hafizoglu /
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has congratulated the Turkic world on the occasion of Nowruzthe , TRT Haber channel said today.
"Nowruz is the symbol of peace and brotherhood in the world," Erdogan said.
Today, celebrations associated with Nowruz were launched in many Turkish cities. The festivities take place in Istanbul, Ankara, Igdir and several other large cities. The police operate in emergency mode in these areas.
The UN General Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution on International Day of Nowruz on Feb. 24, 2010.
The purpose of this decision is for countries and peoples worldwide to live in harmony and to strengthen peace and goodwill on the basis of history and traditions.
Azerbaijan celebrates Nowruz on March 20-21.