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A stamp celebrating the 5th anniversary of independence
|Significance||The day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Supreme Soviet of the Azerbaijan SSR in 1991.|
|Celebrations||Fireworks, Concerts, Parades|
|Date||18 October 1991|
|Next time||18 October 1991|
The Independence Day of Azerbaijan (Azerbaijan:Azərbaycanın müstəqillik günü) is the main state holiday in Azerbaijan. It is celebrated annually on October 18. On this day in 1991, the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan adopted a Constitutional Act on the Declaration of Independence of Azerbaijan. The declaration was confirmed by a referendum in December 1991.
The second parade of independent Azerbaijan was held on Azadliq Square on October 9, 1992 in commemoration of the one year anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces, and was held also in connection with the anniversary of the restoration of independence. The 5-year anniversary celebrations of 1996 were the first major celebrations of the holiday.In 1998, the inauguration of Heydar Aliyev coincided with the celebration of Independence Day. In 2020, Canada's Niagara Falls were lit up in colours of Azerbaijani flag to mark Independence Day. That same year, a Turkish delegation led by Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey Mustafa Sentop visited Baku to participate in the celebrations, in a show of support for Azerbaijan after the Ganja ballistic missile attacks.
Heydar Alirza oglu Aliyev was an Azeri politician who served as the third President of Azerbaijan from October 1993 to October 2003. As national president he held constitutional powers, but his influence on Azerbaijani politics had begun years earlier. As a young man he had joined the Azerbaijan SSR People's Commissariat for State Security (NKGB) and quickly rose to the rank of Major-General.
The president of the Republic of Azerbaijan is the head of state of Azerbaijan.
Mehriban Arif qizi Aliyeva is an Azerbaijani physician and ophthalmologist, the First Vice President and First Lady of Azerbaijan, the head of Heydar Aliyev Foundation, the chairperson of Azerbaijani Culture Friends Foundation, the President of Azerbaijani Gymnastics Federation, and the goodwill ambassador of UNESCO and ISESCO.
The United States and Azerbaijan have had diplomatic relations since 1994.
The Heydar Aliyev Center is a 57,500 m2 (619,000 sq ft) building complex in Baku, Azerbaijan designed by Iraqi-British architect Zaha Hadid and noted for its distinctive architecture and flowing, curved style that eschews sharp angles. The center is named after Heydar Aliyev, the first secretary of Soviet Azerbaijan from 1969 to 1982, and president of Azerbaijan Republic from October 1993 to October 2003.
Azerbaijan–United Kingdom relations, are foreign relations between Azerbaijan and the United Kingdom. The Embassy of the United Kingdom in Azerbaijan opened in 1992. The Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in London opened in 1994. Both countries are members of the Council of Europe, the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe.
Azerbaijani—Bulgarian relations refer to the bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Republic of Bulgaria in political, socio-economic, cultural and other spheres. Cooperation is carried out in such areas as transport and transit of goods, tourism, pharmaceuticals, agriculture, science and high technologies, education, military equipment, etc.
Ilham Heydar oğlu Aliyev is an Azerbaijani politician who is the fourth president of Azerbaijan, in office since 2003. He also functions as the Chairman of the New Azerbaijan Party and the head of Azerbaijan's National Olympic Committee.
Heydar Aliyev Order - supreme order of Azerbaijani Republic. The order was ratified by legislation of Azerbaijan Republic by the Decree No. 896-IIQ on April 22, 2005. The Heydar Aliyev Order is given to the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan for special contributions to the prosperity, greatness and glory of Azerbaijan; for courage and bravery displayed in defense of the Motherland and state interests of the Azerbaijan Republic. The Order is given to the President of Azerbaijan according to status.
Day of the Armed Forces of Azerbaijan - is annually celebrated on June 26, in Azerbaijan, by the Decree issued by Heydar Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Heydar Aliyev's cult of personality, also known as Heydarism, became a significant part of Azerbaijani politics and society after he came to power in 1993 and continuing after his death in 2003, when his son Ilham Aliyev succeeded him. Aliyev, a former Soviet politburo member and the leader of Soviet Azerbaijan from 1969 to 1987, became the President of Azerbaijan in 1993. He then began to carefully design an autocratic system, with heavy reliance on family and clan members, oil revenues and patronage.
The following lists events that happened during 2014 in the Republic of Azerbaijan.
Heydar Aliyev, the former President of Azerbaijan, died on 12 December 2003 in the Cleveland Clinic at 10 am local time from heart failure at the age of 80. December 14 the coffin of the deceased was taken to Baku.
Diplomatic relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the People's Republic of China were established diplomatic relations on April 2, 1992. The relations between the two countries have developed smoothly and high-level exchanges have been close. A paying attention to relations with China and supporting China's principled stand on issues such as Taiwan, Tibet, Xinjiang, and "Falungong." All political forces have actively advocated strengthening friendly cooperation with China. China was one of the first countries to recognize independence. President Aliyev came to China in August 2008 and May 2014 to attend the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympic Games and the fourth summit of the Asia Cooperation and Confidence Measures Conference. In March 2005 and December 2015, he twice went to China for state affairs. access. In June 2018, the President of the National Assembly, Assador, visited China. In May 2016, Special Envoy of Communist Party of China (CPC) general secretary Xi Jinping, member of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Secretary of the CPC Central Political and Legal Affairs Commission Meng Jianzhu visited Afghanistan. In June of the same year, Zhang Gaoli, member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the CPC Central Committee and Vice Premier of the State Council, visited Azerbaijan.
The diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Germany established in 1992 after Germany recognized the independence of Azerbaijan.
Ilham Aliyev is the 4th President of the Republic of Azerbaijan. His presidency began in 2003, after what he was three times elected to the post of President of the country.
National Salvation Day of Azerbaijanis is an official holiday in Azerbaijan that is celebrated on June 15th, in accordance with the June 27, 1997, dated decree of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan. June 15th has been celebrated as an official holiday since 1998.
The Declaration of Independence monument was erected on the Istiglaliyyat Street in honor of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic, and was opened on May 25, 2007. The monument is located between the buildings of the Institute of Manuscripts of the National Academy of Sciences and the Azerbaijan State Economic University. The Declaration of Independence proclaimed by the National Council of Azerbaijan on May 28, 1918 in Tiflis city, Georgia. This day is celebrated as Republic Day since May 28, 1992.
This article presents all the military parades held in Azerbaijan since the establishment of the first Azerbaijani nation in 1918. Currently, the semi-annual Day of the Armed Forces parade on 26 June is one of the biggest held in the former Soviet Union. All military parades consist of officers and personnel of the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Emergency Situations, the State Security Service, the State Border Service, the National Guard and the Special State Protection Service.
Azerbaijan—Morocco relations refer to the bilateral relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Kingdom of Morocco in political, socio-economic, cultural and other spheres.
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