Azerbaijani flag burned during opening ceremony of European Weightlifting Championship in Armenia
During the opening ceremony of the European Weightlifting Championship held in Yerevan, Armenia committed another provocation against Azerbaijan. The National Flag of Azerbaijan was set on fire during the opening ceremony, according to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting AzerTac, citing Armenian media.
As the National Flag of Azerbaijan was brought to the stage during the parade of flags, one of the fans climbed onto the stage, grabbed the country’s national symbol from a girl’s hand, burned it, and took it out of the hall.
The person was detained by the security service and the new flag was brought inside.