Celebrating the 103-rd anniversary of Baku’s liberation from the Bolshevik-Dashnak occupation
September 15th marks the 103-rd anniversary of the liberation of the city by the Caucasian Islamic Army. According to Azerbaijan in Focus, reporting Trend News, several ceremonies have been held in Baku in connection with the celebrations.
The first ceremony has begun at the Martyrs’ Alley, from where the participants were moving towards the Icheri Sheher metro station, past the building of the Economic University, the Gosha Gala Gate and Azneft Square. The final point of the procession is in front of the Bahram Gur monument.
The second procession has started from the Samad Vurgun park, and its participants were moving along 28 May Street, Bulbul and Neftchilar avenues to Azneft Square.
Among the participants of the ceremonies, accompanied by a military orchestra, there were 150 personnel of the Heydar Aliyev Higher Military School, well-known public figures and media representatives.
On September 15, 1918, the Caucasian Islamic Army, which included the Azerbaijan Corps, liberated Baku from the Bolshevik-Dashnak occupation. The liberation of Baku is an event of exceptional importance for the Azerbaijani-Turkish friendship and brotherhood.