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Today is the state flag day of Azerbaijan Featured

Today is the state flag day of Azerbaijan

The state flag of Azerbaijan was adopted as a national flag for the first time by the decision of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic dated 9 November 1918, and was used as a state symbol until April of 1920, Caspian Energy News (www.caspianenergy.net) reports with reference to the official website of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On 5 February 1991, due to demands of Azerbaijani society, the Supreme Soviet of Azerbaijan Republic adopted a decree on state flag, granting the tricolor flag the status of a state flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan.

On 18 October 1991, the Republic of Azerbaijan, having restored its independence by a relevant Constitutional Act, while announcing itself the heir of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic adopted the latter’s state symbols, including the State Flag.

The Flag of the Republic of Azerbaijan shall consist of three wide stripes. The upper stripe shall be of blue colour, the middle stripe shall be red and the lower one shall be green. There shall he a white crescent and eightpointed star in the middle of the red stripe on both sides of the Flag

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