Presentation of the book ‘Zephyr’ has been held in Baku, authored by Croatian Ambassador to Iran and poet Drago Stambuk, Report informs.
The event was attended by representatives of the diplomatic corps, MPs, media representatives and public figures.
“Today is the presentation of the book, which was translated from Croatian into Azerbaijani. This event is to some extent a historical stage in the Azerbaijani-Croatian relations,” Croatian Ambassador to Azerbaijan Branko Zebic said, speaking at the opening of the event.
According to Zebic, the book was first translated into Persian and then into Azerbaijani. He noted that Drago Stambuk is a prominent public figure in Croatia.
“The book is called Zephyr in honor of the author’s daughter. Drago Stambuk is a member of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts, as well as a prominent poet and doctor. His books have been translated into 15 languages, including Azerbaijani,” he said.
In conclusion, the ambassador stressed that work is currently underway to ensure the direct translation of books from Croatian into Azerbaijani and vice versa.
During the presentation, excerpts from the book were read in English, Azerbaijani and Croatian.