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The Senate of the U.S. State of Arizona adopts a proclamation expressing firm support for Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity

April 16, 2018 - The Senate of the State of Arizona of the United States passed a proclamation on April 12, 2018, expressing support for Azerbaijan’s territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders, and honoring the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic.  Signed by Senate President Steve Yarbrough and presented by Senate President Pro Tem John Kavanagh, the proclamation passed unanimously at the plenary session of the Senate. Following t......

100th Anniversary of the 1918 March Genocide against Azerbaijani people commemorated in Los Angeles

March 29, 2018 - A memorial event dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the March Genocide against Azerbaijani people was held at the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles on March 27, 2018. The event, organized by the Consulate General, was attended by members of the Azerbaijani community, Consuls General of various foreign countries, well-known scientific and cultural figures, journalists, as well as leaders of Jewish, Turkish, Pakistani, Iranian, Vietnamese and Hispanic communities. ......

California Azerbaijan Friendship Association hosts a well-attended Novruz celebration

March 19, 2018 - An event dedicated to the celebration of Novruz holiday (Vernal Equinox) was held on March 17, 2018 near Los Angeles. Hosted by the California Azerbaijan Friendship Association (CAFA), the celebration was attended by over 250 guests, including many members of the Azerbaijani community as well as the state and city officials of California, Consuls General of various foreign countries, prominent scientists, media representatives, as well as leaders of Turkish, Jewish, Pakistani, I......

Khojaly Genocide commemorated in Monterey, California

February 28, 2018 - A commemorative event dedicated to the 26th anniversary of the Khojaly Genocide was held at Monterey Peace and Justice Center in Monterey, California at the initiative of the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles on February 26, 2018. A documentary film titled “Running from the Darkness” was also screened at the event. Opening the event, former Monterey Councilmember Nancy Selfridge informed the attendees about the Khojaly Massacre, one of the most brutal incidents o......

Film on the Khojaly Genocide was screened in California

February 23, 2018 - A documentary film on the Khojaly genocide titled “Running from the Darkness” was screened at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego - the second largest city in the U.S. State of California - on February 21, 2018. The screening was jointly held by Azerbaijan’s Los Angeles Consulate General and San Diego-Baku Friendship Association. The invasion, entrapment, and indiscriminate murder against unarmed civilians in the town of Khojaly of the Nagorno-Karabakh region......

U.S. Branch of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre opened in Los Angeles

February 7, 2018 - An event dedicated to the opening of the U.S. Branch of the Baku International Multiculturalism Centre (BIMC-US) was held in Los Angeles on February 5, 2018.Jointly held by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles and the BIMC, the event was attended by foreign consuls general and honorary consuls, representatives of science and culture, journalists, members of Azerbaijani, Jewish, Muslim and other communities.Opening the event, Consul General of Azerbaijan in Los An......

The House of Representatives of the U.S. State of New Mexico passes a resolution honoring the 100th anniversary of Azerbaijan Democratic Republic

January 29, 2018 - The House of Representatives of the State of New Mexico of the United States passed a resolution (memorial) on January 26, 2018, honoring the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic. Co-sponsored by several legislators, the resolution was passed unanimously at the plenary session of the House of Representatives. The resolution notes that the first secular democratic republic in the Muslim world – Azerbaijan Democratic Republic - was establi......

"Objective Baku: How Hitler Lost the Battle for Oil” screened in Los Angeles

January 23, 2018 - The documentary film “Objective Baku: How Hitler lost the battle for oil” was screened on January 17, 2018 in Los Angeles at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, which is one of the largest and most renowned hospitals in the U.S.  Supported by Azerbaijan's Consulate General in Los Angeles, the event was attended by the Center's doctors, foreign consuls general and honorary consuls, representatives of science and culture, members of Azerbaijani, Jewish and other communities, and ot......

Azerbaijan’s 1990 Black January tragedy commemorated in San Diego, California

January 18, 2018 - The 28th anniversary of the Black January tragedy of Azerbaijan was commemorated at the influential Thomas Jefferson Law School in San Diego, CA. The commemoration was jointly held by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles and the San Diego Baku Friendship Association. On January 20, 1990, Azerbaijan's capital city of Baku was invaded by 26,000 Soviet troops, which, at the order of the Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev and his Politburo, stormed the city and began sh......

Memorandum of Understanding signed between Azerbaijan National Library and the UCLA Library

January 9, 2018 - Memorandum of Understanding between the Azerbaijan National Library (ANL) and the UCLA Library, one of the top ten public academic libraries in North America, was signed at the UCLA Library on January 9, 2018. The document was signed by the Director of ANL Dr. Karim Tahirov and Virginia Steel, UCLA Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian. Director of ANL Dr. Karim Tahirov in his speech stated that the Memorandum between the ANL and the UCLA Library will allow implement th......
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The opening of the Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Los Angeles and Western States was a significant milestone in the rapidly developing bilateral ties between the United States and Azerbaijan.read more...

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