72 MILLION TURKS TO GIVE LIFE FOR AZERBAIJANI FLAG: DAVUTOGLU
Oct 23 2009
Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu stated in Baku, that there
were Azerbaijani flags during Armenia-Turkey football match in Bursa
and he personally saw them, Turkish CNNTurk reports.
Davutoglu arrived in Baku to participate in the 21st Session of BSEC
Foreign Ministers Council in Baku. Turkish FM and his Azerbaijani
counterpart visited Shahid alley.
Ahmet Davutoglu touched upon the removal of Turkish flags in Baku,
saying there is a similar law in Turkey, which however does not
concern Azerbaijani flag, as it is not foreign for Turkey and 72
million Turks will give their lives for it if needed. Foreign Minister
underlined that he does not want Turkish flags to be perceived as
foreign in Azerbaijan. Davutoglu pointed out that at the last moment,
FIFA banned bringing in Azeri flags in Bursa stadium, however there
were some at the stadium.
Today, Turkey intends to participate in OSCE Minsk Group summit