After 20 years first Azan sounded on Azerbaijan-Armenia contact line

After 20 years first Azan sounded on Azerbaijan-Armenia contact line
# 22 February 2013 09:47 (UTC +04:00)

APA reports that the first Azan on the contact line after 20 years has been sounded in “Jumshud” mosque.

Following the Azan, Juma namaz was performed. Along with the local believers, believers from various regions of the country performed namaz. Chairman of the State Committee on Work with Religious Organizations Elshad Isgandarov, head of “Nagorno Karabakh’s Azerbaijani Community” Public Union Bayram Safarov, heads of the executive authorities and residents of the frontline regions attended the event. Security has been tightened due to the event, no incident has occurred on the frontline.

Azan will also be resumed in other mosques along the frontline. Campaign “Towards Karabakh – the voice of Allah and our truth” has been organized by the State Committee on Work with Religious Organizations together with the “Justice for Khojaly” International Civil Awareness Campaign and “Nagorno Karabakh’s Azerbaijani Community” Public Union.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED