20 January Tragedy was commemorated at the Seim of Lithuania - PHOTOSESSION

20 January Tragedy was commemorated at the Seim of Lithuania - <span style="color: red;">PHOTOSESSION
# 20 January 2013 03:54 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. 20 January Tragedy was commemorated at the Seim of Lithuania, with the organizational support of Azerbaijani Embassy in Lithuania. Various publications, historical documents, photographs on the theme of bloody events of January 20, 1990 from Lithuanian archives were demonstrated at the event.

The event was attended by the Deputy Chairman of the Seim, MPs, ministers, members of European Parliament, the first Lithuanian President Vytautas Landsbergis, former ministers, public and political figures, well-known historians, political scientists, representatives of religious denominations, representatives of the Azerbaijani community, heads of various NGOs and Azerbaijani students studying in the universities of Lithuania, activists of the Azerbaijani Youth in Lithuania.

A minute of silence was held in memory of January 20 victims.

Azerbaijani ambassador to Lithuania Hasan Mammadzadeh thanked the participants for sharing grief ceremony of the Azerbaijani people, provided detailed information about the tragedy of January 20. Hasan Mammadzadeh noted that the January tragedies in Baku and Vilnius are examples for future generations and the people of Azerbaijan and Lithuania achieved its independence through the blood of his heroic sons.

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