MEXICAN AUTHORITIES SEND HEYDAR ALIYEV’S BRONZE STATUE TO AZERI EMBASSY IN MEXICO
Tuesday, April 9, 18:08
The Mexican authorities have decided what to do with the bronze
statue of former Azeri leader Heydar Aliyev that was erected in one
of Mexico City’s parks and later removed following a public protest:
the statue has been sent to the Azeri Embassy in Mexico.
The bronze Aliyev stood near the statues of Lincoln and Gandhi for
several months until local residents began protesting against having
a monument to a Soviet dictator in their city. As a result, the statue
Some Mexican media say that the Azeri authorities invested as much as
$5mln in the Mexican economy in exchange for the local government’s
consent to erect Aliyev’s statue in their capital.