06 december 2015, 13:00

The accident caused by a severe storm on the platform No 10 in Gunashli oil field of the State Oil Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan on 4 December 2015 claimed heavy loss of life. Search and rescue efforts now continue in the Caspian Sea.

Sharing the grief of the families of those who died in the accident, I hereby order:

To declare 6 December 2015 a day of mourning in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

Ilham Aliyev
President of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Baku, 6 December 2015