DAYS OF SORROW


Azerbaijani students in Glasgow commemorate victims of January 20 tragedy

Baku, January 21, AZERTAC

Azerbaijani students, studying at the University of Glasgow, UK have held a commemorative event called "My name is January 20", dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the January 20 tragedy.

According to the Azerbaijan Student Youth Organizations' Union (ASYOU), as part of the campaign, foreigners studying together with Azerbaijani compatriots in different parts of the University of Glasgow attracted the attention of international community to the January 20 tragedy holding the papers with the names and surnames of people who gave their lives for the independence of Azerbaijan on 20 January 1990.

The organizer of the campaign, the former director of the Department of International Relations of the ASYOU Togrul Mammadli said the event brought together students about 30 countries (Mexico, Moldova, Pakistan, Vietnam, France etc.) including Azerbaijan.

"Each of them was informed on the events of January 20, martyrs, the first steps of Azerbaijan during the independence, the development of country and its success and achievements", said Mr. Mammadli.

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