Novruz holiday celebrated in California - PHOTO

The Consul General called on fellow citizens to unite around Azerbaijan

Baku. 23 March. REPORT.AZ/ Azerbaijani community in the US state of California held the event on the occasion of Novruz holiday.

Report was told by the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles, the well-known representatives of US and California communities also attended the event. Azerbaijani Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev made a speech in the opening of the ceremony.

The Consul General called on the Azerbaijanis, who attended the event and said that today millions of Azerbaijanis living in different countries of the world have the only one independent state. "Therefore, it is very important for the Azerbaijanis to unite around Azerbaijan regardless of where they live in and contribute to the development of the country for the further strengthening of this independent state," he said.

Member of the US House of Representatives from California the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, Congressman Ed Royce participated in the event. He made a speech and congratulated the Azerbaijani community. Noting his visit to our country in 2014, he said that Azerbaijan has the bright future. Ed Royce also expressed his assurance that the Azerbaijani people will achieve even more success in the coming years. The Mayor of the California's city- Irvine, Steven Choy and Fountain Valley Mayor Steve Nagel and others took part in the event too.

The event was followed by a dinner and concert.

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