Baku, March 3, AZERTAC
Azerbaijan`s Embassy in Minsk has prevented a provocative attempt by the Armenian community and diaspora in Belarus to mislead the country`s public about Sumgayit events through local TV channels. The Embassy staff, especially Ambassador Isfandiyar Vahabzade took preventive action, which included meetings and telephone conversations with top management of the TV channels and the board of journalists. As a result of the preventive measures, the Embassy said, the Belarus television channels refused to air provocative material.
At the Embassy's insistence, Belarus 3 TV channel broadcast a 25 minute documentary about Azerbaijani Qaya music band and "Istintag" (Investigation) feature film produced by Azerbaijanfilm.