Azerbaijani minister of Culture comments on distortion of Azerbaijan's map at Eurovision
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  • 14:00 20 May 2019

Azerbaijani minister of Culture comments on distortion of Azerbaijan's map at Eurovision

“Azerbaijan map should be presented as a whole everywhere,” commenting on Azerbaijan’s land connecting Karabakh and Nakhchivan did not appear on the map while the Azerbaijani representative's performance at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 the Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev said, ONA reports.

“The Eurovision Song Contest is based on the television broadcast. We will clarify this issue under the leadership of Public Television. After that, organizers should be given appropriate instructions. This is unacceptable and we always control such issues. The map of Azerbaijan should be given as a whole. Sometimes, such cases even have been allowed in Google Maps and we have prevented these," he stated that this issue will be investigated together with Public Television and Radio Company (ITV).

Mirmahmud Kazimoglu

Tags: Abulfas Garayev Eurovision politics

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