20 January tragedy victims commemorated in Korea

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Seoul, January 21, AZERTAC

The Embassy of Azerbaijan in the Republic of Korea has hosted an event commemorating the 26th anniversary of 20 January tragedy.

The ceremony, which brought together Korea's public and political figures, journalists, a number of professors and teachers of higher educational institutions, as well as members of Buta Azerbaijani-Korean student organization, started with a minute of silence for victims of 20 January tragedy.

Azerbaijani Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Ramzi Teymurov briefed the participants on the tragedy.

Highlighting the history, causes and consequences of the tragedy, Councillor of the Embassy Vagif Jafarov drew the audience's attention to the position of the world community on the tragedy.

The event participants watched a short feature film, and viewed photos on 20 January tragedy, were also given brochures and information sheets.

Shahin Jafarov

Special correspondent

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