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Azeri Councul in Kars held ceremonies on occasion of 85th anniversary of Kars contract

13 October 2006 [23:18] - TODAY.AZ
Several ceremonies were held on the occasion of 85th anniversary of Kars Contract.

Azerbaijani Councul General to Kars Hasan Zeynalov said that they laid a wreath on Kazim Garabekir Pasha's monument who signed the contract from Turkey side and visited the historical building where Kars contract was signed, APA reports.

Councul General talked about the history of Kars Contract. He said that the contract was signed by the presence of Turkey, Azerbaijani, Russian, Georgian and Armenian representatives. The Russia-Turkey borders were defined by this contract. Besides, Turkey got guarantee right on Nakhchivan.

"The importance of the contract for us is the recognition of Nakhchivan which was called Turkish Gate by Ataturk, The Gate of East by Kazim Garabekir Pasha, as Azerbaijan territory by Armenia and other countries."


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