Armenian delegation at Eurovision-2016 Song Contest commits provocation
PoliticsCulture11 May 2016, 11:51 1546
Armenian delegation at Eurovision -2016 Song Contest committed provocation at the first semi-final of the contest. So that members of Armenian delegation raised the flag of the unrecognized "republic of Nagorno-Karabakh”, APA reports.
Shaig Mammadov, Deputy Director-General for Information and Socio-Political Programmes of the Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company made a strong protest against this provocation: "Nagorno Karabakh is integral part of Azerbaijan and no country in the world recognizes Nagorno Karabakh as an independent. Raising the flag of so called "NGR” is completely contradicts international legal norms and principles”.
"I hope that Eurovision Song Contest Committee will take serious measures on this issue”, Shaig Mammadov noted.
He also congratulated Azerbaijani representative at the Eurovision-2016 Song Contest Semra Rehimli on the qualifying for the finale of the contest.