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Participants of Great Patriotic War to receive cars in gift

23 April 2005 [08:04] - TODAY.AZ
The participants in the Great Patriotic War (1941-1945) will receive OKA automobiles in gift, Hadi Rajabli, the chairman of the permanent parliamentary commission on social policy, told Trend.
According to Rajabli, the issue was accorded with the head of state. "It is planned to hold several events in connection with the 60th anniversary of the victory over the German fascism, like in all former republics of the USSR, including the gift of OKA automobiles," Rajabli noted.

Over 600,000 Azerbaijanis participated in the war, with over 170,000 people awarded order and medals of different ranks, while 121 were awarded a title of the Hero of the Soviet Union.

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