President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and First Lady Mehriban Aliyeva commemorated the 20th January martyrs at the Alley of Martyrs on the National Mourning Day, January 20.
The President laid a wreath before the monument “Eternal Torch”.
The special exemplary military orchestra of the Defence Ministry performed the state anthem of the Republic of Azerbaijan.
State and government officials, heads of religious communities in the republic, ambassadors of foreign states to Azerbaijan and representatives of international organizations too commemorated the martyrs on the National Mourning Day.
Prime Minister Ali Asadov, Chairperson of the National Assembly Ogtay Asadov and Head of the President’s Administration Samir Nuriyev participated in the visiting of the Alley of Martyrs.