Ilham Aliyev paid tribute to 20 January martyrs

20 january 2019, 10:00

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and first lady Mehriban Aliyeva have paid tribute to the victims of the 20 January tragedy on the National Mourning Day.

President Ilham Aliyev laid a wreath at the "Eternal Flame" memorial.

The Defense Ministry’s military orchestra played the national anthem of Azerbaijan.

Among those in attendance at the commemorative ceremony were Prime Minister Novruz Mammadov, Parliament Speaker Ogtay Asadov, head of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev, state and government officials, heads of religious communities, ambassadors of foreign countries to Azerbaijan, and representatives of international organizations.