Columbian “TNN” news portal has issued an article entitled “Azerbaijan, January 20, 1990”.
The author noted starting from 70s Azerbaijan rapidly developed in the fields of economy, culture and science and became one of the important ally countries in the former USSR. The author mentioned the preconceived policy of the former USSR leadership against Azerbaijan, its support to the neighbouring Armenia over groundless territorial claims, which resulted with the Nagorno-Karabakh problem. The author also spoke of the pressure of the totalitarian soviet regime on national leader Heydar Aliyev, who protested the dirty game of the USSR leadership and later became the founder of an independent Azerbaijan, adding on January 20, 1990 under M. Gorbachov`s order soviet troops entered Baku and killed innocent citizens.
The author stressed Azerbaijan has restored its independence and as a result of political and economic development became the strongest country in the region.
The full article is available at: www.tnnpoliticas.com/author/admin.