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A letter of condemnation to the Australian Parliament from Asif Merzili, the experienced lead author of the Azerbaijan Tezadlar Newspaper

Australia Parliament held discussion that defines Azerbaijan and Turkey as terrorist with the claims of Armenian state.

The Australian Parliament made a negative decision based on Armenian sources.  Asif Merzili, the head writer of Tezadlar Newspaper, wrote a condemnation letter to the Australian government that considering the claim of Armenia by Human Rights Watch, ignoring the fact that Ganja and Karabakh are Azerbaijani territories and claiming that Azerbaijan used cluster bombs. Attached is the response of the Australian Parliament confirming that it has received the letter of condemnation.

 

It is clear from the reply letter that the terrorist state of Armenia, fed by terrorism, is trying to influence world public opinion, clearly.

Not being indifferent to this, Azerbaijan's experienced head writer Mr. Asif Merzili reminded the Karabakh and Khojaly massacres.  Asif Merzili said the world should look into the past of those who spread these ridiculous claims. Asif Merzili made a historical note to the Australian Parliament and to the world media, and revealed the justification of the Azerbaijan State.

(Tezadlar, Asif Merzili, Azerbaycan, TRTAJANS-TRTAGENCY)

An armed attack on the building of the Azerbaijan Honorary Consulate in Kharkov, Ukraine


The Honorary Consulate of Azerbaijan in Kharkov issued a statement on the shelling of the consulate building tonight. According to the consulate, the consulate building located at 7 Yaroslavl Mudri Street came under fire at 2.30 tonight: “Six shots were fired at the consulate building. As a result, windows and doors were broken. No one was injured as no one was in the office at night. The consulate's surveillance cameras recorded two young men with pistol-like weapons in their hands.
A criminal case has been launched in connection with the incident. Police in the Kiev district of Kharkiv are investigating the incident.
Contacting our sources in Ukraine, "Contrasts" notes that the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov is angry with the events in Karabakh, as evidenced by the attitude of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry to Azerbaijani businessmen.
We remind that after the appointment of Arsen Avakov, an Armenian originally from Baku, as a minister in Ukraine, Burzu Aliyev, the Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine, and other officials were removed from public office.
A month ago, Azerbaijani MP, head of the Ukraine-Azerbaijan Friendship Group Rufat Guliyev told "Tazadlar" that he had addressed the deputies of the Ukrainian Rada. The appeal was published by us and sent to the Presidential Administration of Ukraine. It turned out that the office of Oleg Krapivin, the chairman of the Kiev City Organization of the Congress of Ukrainian Azerbaijanis in Kiev, was attacked by Armenians. Using O. Krapivi's absence, the police broke down the door, turned over office supplies and furniture, and even smashed portraits of National Leader Heydar Aliyev and President Ilham Aliyev on the wall, threw them on the ground (relevant photos are attached), and showed disrespect. The assailants stole a large amount of US dollars collected by O. Krapivin to help both Azerbaijani and Ukrainian families affected by the Karabakh war. Oleg Andreevich Krapivin is originally from Azerbaijan and has lived in Ukraine for a long time, he has great success in sports. Thanks to Minister Arsen Avakov, the Ukrainian Interior Ministry is prolonging the investigation of this criminal case and the arrest of the attackers.
Unfortunately, such provocations, which took place against the background of the high level of Ukrainian-Azerbaijani relations and Ukraine's defense of Azerbaijan's rights in the Karabakh war, are intended to spoil these good relations between the two countries. Let's hope that President Zelinski will reveal the real author of the latest scenario of this latest provocation against him.

Asif Marzili, journalist (Azerbaijan, Baku, TRTAJANS)

Turkey donated hydraulic equipment worth $1.2 million to the government of Niger. The equipment include a drilling rig, two support trucks, and other services, said Barmou Salifou, the landlocked Western African country's water and sanitation minister, during the handover ceremony.

"Turkey has been supporting Niger's water and sanitation sector for nearly a decade. The support began with the realization of water infrastructure in the Maradi region under the supervision of a group of NGOs in 2008," Salifou said. The aid was realized through a project supervised by the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA), which has built over 258 drinking water wells fitted with pumps, mainly in the Maradi, Dosso, Tillabery, and Niamey regions, Salifou added.

In its latest move, Turkey is in line with the 2008 Turkey-Africa Summit held in Istanbul, said Huseyin Ozdemir, Turkey's ambassador to Niger. “At the summit, Turkey adopted a strategic document for Africa, and a steering committee in charge of coordinating the strategy was set up with the participation of the ministries of forests and other relevant state bodies,” Ozdemir added. "Climate change and recurrent droughts have affected water resources in many African countries, including Niger," he added.

At least 25 civilians have been killed on Wednesday in fresh airstrikes conducted by Russian and Assad regime warplanes in East of Aleppo, according to Syrian Civil Defense. The second largest city of the war-torn Syria has been facing intense airstrikes, especially in the opposition-held areas, that killed hundreds of civilians and left remaining inhabitants without water and electricity.

Babiris Meshal from the Syrian Civil Defense said that Russian jets hit civil areas in opposition-held al-Ferdos neighborhood with penetrating bombs. "The fighter jets had conducted 25 airstrikes earlier this morning,” the SCD representative said. More than 45 people were also wounded as the bombs destroyed a medical facility in the city, according to SCD.

Meshal said that Russian fighter jets have intensified their bombing in the last two days. “Russian had pounded more than 30 penetrating bombs on the area yesterday,” he added. A total of 43 people had reportedly been killed by the Russian forces on Wednesday while more than 80 others were injured in different areas of Aleppo.

Nedir bu Trabzonspor’a gönül verenlerin çilesi?

İşte Trabzonspor, evde Trabzonspor, okulda Trabzonspor, sokakta Trabzonspor...

"Hayatımızın bir parçası Trabzonspor’un hayatımıza stresten başka ne katkı sağladığı bilinmez." diye sözlerine başlayan Trabzon’un saygın esnaflarından Karadeniz Çiçekçiliğin sahibi Kayacan Turan "Bizden bu sevgiyi karşılıksız isteyenlerin bize ne verdiği önemli." dedi.

Kayacan Turan sözlerine şöyle devam etti: "Pandemi öncesi Trabzonumuzum saygın esnaflarından, Trabzonspor karşısında yerinde düzgün oturamayan Ataman Mobilya’nın Yönetim Kurulu Başkanı Ercüment Ataman, Trabzonspor Btc Turk Yeni Malatyaspor maçı için beni davet ettiğinde maça şampiyonluk havasında gittik."dedi.

"O gün şampiyonluğu konuşur kutlarken, bugün konuşacak bir şeyimiz yok." dedi.

Trabzon’da gündemde Trabzonspor yoksa, stres yok, sıkıntı yok, vatandaş işinde gücünde, alışverişinde yüzü gülüyordur.

Trabzon’da gündemde Trabzonspor varsa sıkıntı çok, stres çok, kimse alışveriş de yapmıyordur.

Trabzonspor’a gönül verenlerin çilesi ruhlarını teslim etmeden biter mi, bilinmez.

Trabzonspor dün gece Medikal Park Stadyumu'nda ruhunu kaybetmiştir, zayidir. Bulanların Trabzonspor tesislerine teslim etmeleri rica olunur.

Salih KURT International Journalist Specialist No: EX2020D386565

 

Former NBA star and President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's chief sports adviser Hidayet Türkoğlu has announced on Thursday that he will be a candidate for the presidency of the Turkish Basketball Federation in the upcoming elections. Türkoğlu released a statement, saying that "I'm so pleased and excited to announce my candidacy for the federation presidency in the new basketball session".

He said that he was so proud to be one of the members of the Turkish basketball family, adding that "We're aware that we are responsible for our clubs, players, trainers, and families who never desert their children to pursue the love of basketball." Touching on his and his crew's vision for the future of Turkish basketball, Hido said that "Our closeness with basketball lover brands, media outlets and education institutions will increase, we will work shoulder to shoulder with our clubs in harmony."

Türkoğlu, known as "Hido,", is a basketball star who retired last year after 15 years in the NBA where he played for the Sacramento Kings, San Antonio Spurs, Orlando Magic, Toronto Raptors, Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers. Before his appointment as chief adviser to the president on sports affairs, Türkoğlu had also been CEO of the Turkish Basketball Federation. Harun Erdenay, former professional basketball player in Turkey, the current president of the Turkish Basketball Federation announced in the week that he would not be candidate for the federation presidency in the upcoming elections.

Sarayköy’de Online Sergi açıldı

Korona virüs salgını sebebiyle yılsonu sergisi düzenleyemeyen Sarayköy İlçe Halk Eğitim Merkezi Müdürlüğü, online sergiyi hayata geçirdi. Kursiyerlerin çalışmaları fotoğraflandı ve kurumun web sitesinde yayınlandı.

Denizli’nin Sarayköy ilçesinde online sergi hayata geçti. Her eğitim-öğretim yılının sonunda kursiyerlerin çalışmalarını bir sergide beğeniye sunan Sarayköy Halk Eğitim Merkezi, korona virüs salgını nedeniyle 2019- 2020 Eğitim-Öğretim yılsonu sergisini gerçekleştiremedi. Ancak Sarayköy Halk Eğitim Merkezi Müdürü Halil Kaya, kursiyerlerin bir yıllık emeklerini sergilemeleri için online sergi çalışmasını hayata geçirdi.

Online sergi için üç günlük bir çalışma gerçekleştiren Kaya, açtığı web sitesinde sergi salonunu aratmadı. Kursiyerlerinden çalışmalarının fotoğraflarını isteyen Kaya, web sitesi üzerinde tasarladığı çerçevelere fotoğrafları konumlandırarak duvar görüntülerinin üzerine astı. Web sitesi üzerinde Online Sergi’yi tıklayan ziyaretçiler sergi salonundaymış havasını yaşarken İlçe Halk Eğitim Merkezi’ndeki bir yıllık çalışmaları da görme fırsatı buldu. Ziyaretçilerin beğeni ve yorumlarını da unutmayan Kaya, vatandaşların web sayfasına yorum ve beğeni yapmaları için ayrıca bir çalışma daha gerçekleştirdi.

Kursiyerlerin çalışmaları için Online Sergi açtıklarını kaydeden Sarayköy İlçe Halk Eğitim Merkezi Müdürü Halil Kaya, “ Korona virüs salgını sebebiyle bu yıl sergi açamadık. Kursiyerlerimizin bir yıllık el emeği, göz nuru eserlerini sergileyemedik. Onların emeklerinin karşılığı belki olmaz ama onlar adına böyle bir proje yürütmek istedik. 3 günlük bir çalışmamızın ardından kursiyerlerimizin çalışmalarının fotoğraflarını kurumumuzun web sitesinde buluşturduk. Sanal sergimizin düzenlenmesinde emeği geçen öğretmen ve usta öğreticilerimize teşekkür ederim” dedi.

Online Sergiye ulaşmak için:

CHP Bursa İl Başkanı İsmet Karaca, Gemlik Belediye Başkanı Mehmet Uğur Sertasla’a gerçekleştirdiği ziyarette, Gemlik Belediyesi’nin koronavirüs sürecinde gerçekleştirdiği çalışmaların övgü topladığını söyledi.

CHP Bursa İsmet Karaca ve yönetim kurulu üyeleri Gemlik Belediye Başkanı Mehmet Uğur Sertaslan’ı makamında ziyaret etti. Gemlik Belediyesi’nin çalışmalarını yakından takip ettiklerini söyleyen Başkan Karaca, Nilüfer, Mudanya ve Gemlik belediyelerinin son dönemde özellikle sosyal yardımlaşma ve dayanışma konusunda önemli adımlar attığını dile getirdi. Gemlik Belediyesi tarafından, Gemlik Kaymakamlığı bünyesinde kurulan Vefa Sosyal Destek Grubu’nda çalışan personele tek tek teşekkür eden Başkan Karaca, “Bursa’daki belediyelerimiz bu zorlu dönemde uyumlu çalışmanın örneğini gösterdiler. Vatandaşlarımızın ihtiyaç duydukları her alanda yanlarında oldular. Özellikle Gemlik Belediyesi kentimizde örnek oldu. Çalışmaları basında sık sık yer aldı. Arkadaşlarımızı kutlarım” dedi.

Kreş, Halk Market, Engelsiz Taksi tamam, köy yolları yapılıyor

İsmet Karaca’ya Gemlik Belediyesi’nin çalışmaları hakkında bilgi veren Belediye Başkanı Mehmet Uğur Sertaslan ise, belediyenin Vefa Sosyal Destek Grubu’na zabıta, temizlik, sağlık ve ihtiyaç duyulan diğer müdürlüklerden yirmiden fazla personel, altyapı ile araç desteği verdiğini dile getirdi. Koronavirüsle mücadelede sosyal yardım çalışmalarını arttırırken Gemlik’te temizlik ve dezenfeksiyon seferberliği başlattıklarını kaydeden Başkan Sertaslan “kamu kurumları, okullar, berberler ve güzellik salonları olmak üzere pek çok yerde dezenfeksiyon gerçekleştirdik. Kurumlara tonlarca litre dezenfeksiyon temin ettik. Yaklaşık 250 bin cerrahi maskeyi bedelsiz olarak Gemliklilere ulaştırdık. Koronavirüsle mücadelemiz devam ediyor. Öte yandan kreşimiz tamamlanmak üzere, halk market önümüzdeki haftalarda faaliyete geçecek, engelsiz taksimiz yollarda, iş makinelerimiz köy yollarını açıyor, Eski Pazar Caddesi’nden başlayarak sokak ve cadde düzenlemelerimiz devam ediyor. Gemlik için tüm gücümüzle çalışmaya devam edeceğiz” şeklinde konuştu.

 

 

Akçaabat Ziraat Odası başkanı Mustafa Hikmet EYÜPOĞLU nun katılımı ile  eğitim alanlarımızda ve üreticilerimizin bahçelerinde yetiştiriciliğini yapılan domates, salatalık, patates, kivi gibi ürünlerin kontrolleri gerçekleştirilerek ortaya çıkabilecek sorunlar hakkında ziyaret yapılmıştır.

Bu dönemde şartların uygunluğu ölçüsünde üreticilerimizin sorunlarının çözümü noktasında hizmet etmeye devam etmekteyiz. Üretim sürecinde karşılaşılan sorunlara karşı odamızla iletişime geçebilirsiniz.

Akçaabat ziraat odası olarak içerisinde bulunduğumuz bu pandemi döneminde üreticilerimizin tarımsal üretimde karşılaştıkları problemlerin çözümlenmesi noktasında askari ölçüde arazi ziyaretleri yanında gerek mesaj yoluyla gerekse telefon üzerinden yaptığımız görüşmelerle üreticilerimizin sorularının karşılık bulmasına gayret göstermekteyiz.

Odamızın önceki dönemde gerçekleştirdiği minik eller toprakla buluşuyor uygulaması gibi uygulamalarla öğrencilerle buluşarak eğitim seramızda gerçekleştirdiğimiz tarımı sevdirme programları yanında üreticilerimize uygulamalı ve teorik olarak verdiğimiz eğitim programları, içerisinde bulunduğumuz dönemin düzelmesiyle birlikte tekrar devam edecek.

İlçemiz özelinde önemli bir ürün olan ve yaklaşık 91.000 da alanda üretimi yapılan fındığın yanında çoğunlukla küçük aile işletmeciliği şeklinde üretimi yapılan patates, domates, biber, hıyar, patlıcan, elma gibi sebze ve meyvelerin yetiştiriciliği de ticari olsun olmasın üretim noktasında önemli bir yer tutmaktadır. Üreticilerimiz genellikle küçük alanlarda ve sadece kendi ihtiyacına yönelik üretim yaptığından bu alanlarda gerek düzenli bir gübreleme gerekse düzenli bir hastalık zararlı kontrolü yapılmamakta bu şekilde gerçekleştirilen üretimde üreticimizin harcadığı emeğin karşılığı tam alınamamaktadır.

Bölgemizde  domates yetiştiriciliğinde bu dönemde yapılabilecek uygulamalar yeni dikimlerde fide döneminde kök çürüklüğü ve çökerten ilaçlaması fide dönemi sonları gelişim dönemi içerisinde mildiyö ve beyaz sinek gibi hastalık ve zararlıların seyri takip edilmek kaydıyla ilaçlaması ve fide döneminde toprak örneği sonuçları dikkate alınarak gelişimin düzenlemesi noktasında besin maddesi ihtiyacının karşılanması, koltuk alma uygulamaları verim üzerinde olumlu etki yapacak uygulamalar olarak sayılabilir.

Bölgemizde  iklim koşulları göz önünde bulundurularak şubat ile nisan ayları arasında ekimi yapılan patates de ise bu dönemde hastalık ve zararlı yönünden mildiyö ve patates böceği yoğunluğu takip edilerek ilaçlama yapılması besin maddesi üretimini sağlayan yeşil aksamın zarar görmemesi ve kaliteli ürün için yapılabilecek uygulamalardandır.

Diğer taraftan yaprak gübresi uygulamalarıda üretim üzerinde olumlu etki yapacak uygulamalar arasında sayılabilir.

OPEC reported a increase in its oil production in September to the highest in at least eight years and raised its forecast for 2017 non-OPEC supply growth, pointing to a larger surplus next year despite the group's deal to cut output. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries pumped 33.39 million barrels per day (bpd) last month, according to figures OPEC collects from secondary sources, up 220,000 bpd from August, OPEC said in a monthly report on Wednesday.

The figures underline OPEC's challenge in seeking to restrain supplies for the first time since 2008 to curb a persistent supply glut and prop up prices. Oil is trading near $53 a barrel LCOc1, less than half the price hit in mid-2014. "Inventories stand near all-time highs worldwide," OPEC said in the report. "Although in recent weeks these high levels have been slightly drawn down."

To speed up a rebalancing of the market, OPEC agreed at a meeting in Algeria on Sept. 28 to cut supply to between 32.50 million bpd and 33.0 million bpd. The group hopes to finalize details, including how much each of the its 14 members can pump, at a meeting in November. The report showed the supply boost in September mostly came from Libya and Nigeria, which are restoring output after disruptions, and from Iraq, which has questioned the accuracy of OPEC's secondary-source figures.

OPEC uses two sets of figures to monitor its output: figures provided by each country, and secondary sources which include industry media. The reason why two sets of figures are used is because of past disputes over how much countries were really pumping. Iraq told OPEC it produced 4.775 million bpd in September, while the secondary sources put output at 4.455 million bpd. From Iraq's point of view, joining the OPEC supply cut deal from the higher figure would be more favorable.

Baghdad has taken issue with the gap between the two sets of figures. Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar Ali al-Luaibi called a separate briefing on the day of the Algeria meeting to complain about the gap. That aside, OPEC's report is the latest to show output is hitting new peaks. The September figure is the highest since at least 2008, according to a Reuters review of past OPEC reports. In the report, OPEC also raised its forecast of non-OPEC supply next year, saying output from outside the group would rise by 240,000 bpd, up 40,000 bpd from an earlier forecast due to a higher forecast for Russia.

With demand for OPEC crude in 2017 expected to average 32.59 million bpd, the report indicates there will now be an average surplus of 800,000 bpd if OPEC keeps output steady. Last month's report pointed to a 760,000 bpd surplus. OPEC made no change to the global oil demand outlook, predicting demand growth of 1.15 million bpd in 2017.

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There are 30 million video gamers in Turkey. That's more than a third of the overall population - and nearly 80 percent of internet users. What's even more important for anyone who is commercially intrigued with this community is that almost two thirds of them are paying for their fun. Coming from Gamecell, the new gaming platform from Turkcell, these figures are hard to ignore for any service provider who wants to win the content game.

Gamecell is hardly the first local digital gaming platform in Turkey: Türk Telekom, another service provider in Turkey, has built its own online marketplace named "PlayStore" years ago. With features like the ability to pay by credit card installment, pay by mobile or even to add the price to user's internet bill, PlayStore built its own local community who has a hard time making online / abroad purchases.

Now with this new service, Turkcell, another big player in the Turkish telecom industry, wants to up the game by siding with eSports fans. And they have partnered with a local startup that has a strong grasp of the Turkish gaming community: Faruk Akıncı, CEO and Founder of BigKazan, the company's partner in gaming business, answered our questions about the new service and Turkish gaming population in general.

"Gamecell is an integrated gaming platform that consists of five different components: Hive, Buzz, PIN, Market, and APP, "Akıncı said. Hive is the first local tournament platform for competitive games. Buzz will cover eSports and gaming industry news. PIN and Market are Gamecell's e-commerce ecosystem with exclusive payment options. And finally, APP is the gateway to mobile gaming. It's a360-degrees gaming platform in general.

Answering a question on how it will compete with the global gaming platforms like Steam, Akıncı said, "E-commerce is just one leg of Gamecell. Still, we want to provide extra value for gamers at every checkpoint. The Gamecell e-commerce ecosystem offers exclusive payment and content delivery options. Turkish gamers can purchase their games via mobile payment and pay in installments."

The launch event of Gamecell. The platform targets every layer of the gaming community: PC, console, competitive, casual, mobile and free2play. Turkish gamers can purchase the games via mobile payment and pay in installments.

"If that purchase is worth TL 20 ($6.50) or more, we're providing a Turbo Button that takes your internet speed to 100Mbit/s and you will not be affected by any quota limitations for 24 hours. When you take into account that an average PC game needs about 20GB of download, it's pretty valuable. In GamecellV2.0 (to be announced) we will be integrating a loyalty program as well where there will be a wallet system for every gamer," he adds.

Gamecell targets every layer of the gaming community: PC, console, competitive, casual, mobile and free2play. If you're a gamer, you will definitely find something for yourself. "Come and be a part of competitive excitement at the eSports tournaments in HIVE; keep up with the latest of gaming in Buzz; purchase the cheapest, easiest and most valuable way in PIN and Market; enjoy the most popular mobile games in APP, Akıncı continued.

The new platform will obviously influence the gaming ecosystem in Turkey. Akıncı said: "The Turkish gaming industry is still expanding with an average 10 percent growth rate every year. We're targeting 40 percent of the local industry at the end of three years but our main strategy is to be the primary partner for game publishers with acquisition, retention and monetization model. We want to create a successful local brand in that manner."

When asked about why the company wanted to invest in gaming industry, Akıncı said that it positions itself not only as one of leading GSM operators in Turkey but also one of the most effective innovation centers. "I've been working with different telco groups from Turkey, but I found the most powerful partnership structure in Turkcell. Gamecell is still a new idea, a fresh business model and the company reacted to this idea very fast. Currently there are hardly any competitors in the local market. It now provides its powerful features to the Gamecell ecosystem. We're targeting not only the local industry but also the different territories in near future," he adds. Gamecell is an alive and breathing platform that will be shaped by gamer feedbacks. By gamers, for gamers.

In the first issue of INBUSINESS new monthly business magazine in Turkey,  carried to its cover the Turkish doctor Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin who developed the Covidien-19 vaccine, and the striking story of the BioNTech company, which he founded in Germany with a value of over 22 billion dollars.

Because of the closest candidate to win the Covid-19 vaccine race in the world, Ugur Sahin who described as 'World's luck' by INBUSINESS  in an exclusive interview he told studies of vaccine and a close relationship with Turkey.

As we TRTAJANS, we wish success to Inbusiness in broadcast life.

The journal's website is www.inbusiness.com.tr

Acrossword puzzle has been discovered in Smyrna, the ancient settlement where the modern Aegean city of İzmir was founded. The crossword puzzle, located on the wall of the basilica in the market place of the ancient city, is composed of Greek words top to bottom and from left to right.

Speaking to the press, the head of the Smyrna Agora excavations, Associate Professor Akın Ersoy, said the ancient city dates back 2,500 years. Ersoy noted that they discovered only one crossword on the wall of the basilica and continued: "It looks like an acrostic. The same words are written both from top to bottom and left to right in five columns. The word 'logos,' which is located in the center, is on the third column."

Ersoy said it is hard to totally make sense of the crossword since there are also names of people featured in the crosswords. "There are scientists and historians who claim that the Christian community of the time was heavily pressured by the Roman authorities, and they invented these kinds of crosswords to communicate among themselves. However, we consider this as just a crossword because it's very out in the open. There should have been stalls in front of these walls since this was a market place. This finding gives us a clue about how the sellers of the time entertained themselves during their spare time in the market place."

The agora (the market place) was the heart of one of the most important harbor cities in the ancient period. Archaeologists have discovered numerous descriptions about ships, the natural habitat of the city and gladiators on the walls. As Ersoy indicated, love poems written on the walls have also been unearthed during the excavations.

Azerbaijani monuments in captivity: Shusha district

Shusha district is an administrative district in the Republic of Azerbaijan. It is located in the Karabakh range of the Lesser Caucasus. Its area is 290 km2 and its population is 29,700 people (01.01.2011). The center is the city of Shusha. The region has been under Armenian occupation since May 8, 1992.

Shusha city, Turshsu settlement and Malibeyli, Yukhari Gushchular, Ashagi Gushchular, Khalfali, Armudlu, Dukanlar, Hasanabad, Garabulag, Agbulag, Zamanpeyasi, Shushulu, Mirzaler, Gaybali, Lachinlar, Shirlan, Chaykend, Pashalar, Mamillar, Mamishlar , Safikhanlar, Khanligpe, Allahgulular, Hasangulular, Boyuk Galaderasi, Kichik Galaderasi, Goytala, Onverest, Zarisli, Nabilar, Saribaba, Dashalti, Nagylar, Khudaverdilar, Imanlar, Turabkhan villages.
The surface is mountainous. The highest peak is Mount Great Kirs (2725 m).
Prior to the occupation, there was a sanatorium-resort complex of Union importance in the region. Livestock has played a key role in the region's economy. Before the occupation, Shusha branches of Azerbaijan Pedagogical Institute, Azerbaijan Petrochemical Institute, 24 secondary schools, 6 out-of-school educational institutions, medical school, 8 children's music and art schools, cultural-educational technical school, music technical school, agricultural technical school, technical vocational school, forest There was a health school, a house of culture, a cinema, 5 museums, an art gallery, a club, a library, a central district hospital, 11 midwives, a sanitary and epidemiological station, a children's sanatorium, an ambulance station, a city polyclinic and a dental clinic.
Before the occupation, there were 248 state-protected historical monuments in the region.

Lower Govharaga Mosque

Govharaga (real name Govharnisa), the daughter of the last khan of Karabakh Ibrahim khan, was also one of the famous philanthropists of her time.
The Ashagi Govharaga mosque, built at his expense, was built in Shusha in 1874-1875 by the architect Karbala Safikhan Garabaghi.
The mosque was included in the "List of immovable historical and cultural monuments of national importance" by the decision of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Azerbaijan No. 132 dated August 2, 2001. During the occupation of Shusha in May 1992, the building and minarets of the Ashagi Govharaga mosque were severely damaged by fire from armored vehicles.

Nightingale's house-museum

People's Artist of the USSR Bulbul's house-museum in Shusha until 1992 was a branch of his memorial museum in Baku. The house-museum consists of a small yard, two rooms and a balcony.
Rare and very valuable documents about Bulbul's creative, research, pedagogical and social activities were displayed here. On the facade of the museum there is a memorial plaque made of bronze by the sculptor of Bulbul Khanlar Ahmadov, depicting the portrait of his childhood.
As a result of the occupation of Shusha by the Armenian Armed Forces, more than 6,000 exhibits of the museum were destroyed and those that could be taken were transported to Armenia. The statue of Bulbul shot by Armenian savages is now located in the yard of the Azerbaijan National Museum of Art.

Property of Pilgrim Slaves

The building of Haji Gulu in Khoja Marjanli neighborhood was built in 1851. The three-storey palace, built in the national style, had 46 rooms and 2 large halls. One of these halls is depicted in the work of Russian artist VV Vereshchagi, who visited Shusha in 1865. During the Armenian occupation of Shusha in 1992, the property of Haji Gulu was shelled and its walls destroyed.

The house of Khurshudbanu Natava

The two-storey house belonging to the famous Azerbaijani poet Khurshudbanu Natavan was considered one of the historical residential buildings of the XVIII-XIX centuries located in Shusha. Currently, this house is in a dilapidated condition.

Mama mosque

The architect of the mosque of the same name, built in the Mamayi neighborhood of Shusha in the 19th century, was Karbala Safikhan Garabaghi. Reminiscent of the roofs of ordinary rectangular residential buildings in Shusha, the roof of the Mamayi Mosque has a "bouquet" for the call to prayer. Mamayi Mosque functioned as a house of poetry during the Soviet era. The mosque has two floors.

 

Museum-mausoleum complex of Mullah Panah Vagif

Architect A.V. contributed to the construction of the museum-mausoleum complex of the famous Azerbaijani poet Molla Panah Vagif. It was started in 1977 on the basis of the project of Salamzade and EI Kanukov. The complex was opened in January 1982. The complex was built on the tomb of the great poet near the Cidir plain, a prominent place in Shusha. Here M.P. About 80 exhibits reflecting the life of Vagif in Shusha were also exhibited. The opening of the complex was attended by the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev, well-known literary and cultural figures.
As a result of the occupation of Shusha by the Armenian Armed Forces in May 1992, the building of the complex and dozens of exhibits exhibited there were destroyed, and possible exhibits were transported to Armenia.

Saatli mosque

Saatli Mosque was built in 1883 by the architect Karbala Safikhan Garabaghi ​​on the site of the mosque and madrasah built by Panah Ali Khan in 1759 in Shusha. The neighborhood was named after Saatli Mosque.
The general structure of the minarets of the mosque is similar to the minarets of the Upper Govhara and the Aghdam Friday Mosque. Saatli Mosque is one of the last mosques in Shusha to be built in Karabakh.
During the occupation of Shusha by the Armenian Armed Forces in May 1992, the minaret of the mosque was destroyed by artillery fire.

Shusha fortress

Shusha Fortress is a fortress wall surrounding the city of Shusha in Azerbaijan. The fortress protected the city from foreign interference and has long been a symbol of invincibility. During the march of Agha Mohammad Shah Gajar to the South Caucasus, the fortress was under siege for a long time, but it was not possible to capture it.
The area is strategically very convenient. Thus, Shusha fortress is located in a high mountainous area. The highest point of the Shusha plateau is 1600 meters above sea level, the lowest point is about 1300 meters. This high mountain plateau is surrounded by deep cliffs that descend to the Dashalti and Khalfali rivers.
Karabakh khan Panahali khan, taking into account the unfavorable geographical position of Bayat fortress and Shahbulag fortress, which he had built earlier, decided to restore Shusha fortress in 1753 and the center of Karabakh khanate was moved here. After the restoration of the fortress, it was called Panahabad for a long time.
Shusha fortress is one of the most beautiful pearls of Azerbaijani architecture. The castle was built in the style of the Arran School of Architecture. Local stones and lime-egg yolk mixture were mainly used in the construction of the fortress. The castle had four gates. Ganja Gate is distinguished from them by its high architectural features. The castle has circular security towers. A bridge with high architectural qualities, which is also known as the Bridge of the Castle, was built near the castle, connecting it with the outside world. The names of three of the gates that provided Shusha's connection to the outside world - Ganja, Agoghlan and Iravan - have survived to our time. So far, it has not been possible to determine the name or location of the fourth door. It is possible that this gate was abolished when Ibrahimkhalil khan rebuilt the castle walls.

Shusha Music School

Founded on October 10, 1932, Shusha Music School is located in the house of the famous Azerbaijani poetess Khan gizi Natava. This school was also the first children's music school established in Azerbaijan. The initiative to open a music school belonged to the famous Shusha singer Bulbul.
After the occupation of Shusha by the Armenian Armed Forces in May 1992, the Shusha Music School was destroyed.

Shusha Realni school

On September 20, 1881, the first secondary school in Shusha, the 6th grade Realni school, was founded. For the first time, 159 students were admitted to this school, which consisted of preparatory and three main classes.
Shusha was considered an exemplary educational center of the Realni school period. In this school, despite the prohibitions of religion, he studied the languages ​​of other nations, and special attention was paid to the teaching of literature of other nations. Famous Azerbaijani writers Abdurrahim bey Hagverdiyev and Yusif Vazir Chamanzaminli graduated from this school.
After the occupation of Shusha in May 1992, Armenian vandals burned down the Real school and turned it into a ruin.

Shusha city history museum

Shusha city history museum had a history and ethnography profile. The museum displayed rare photographs reflecting the history of Shusha, documents from the XIX-early XX centuries, schemes, models and photographs of houses of historical significance built in Shusha in the XVIII-XIX centuries. There were interesting stands and exhibits about famous Azerbaijani intellectuals, enlighteners, singers, musicologists and writers from Shusha.
Valuable works of art, jugs, pot sets, pottery, woven carpets, rugs, and artistic weaving samples were kept in Shusha and surrounding villages. The museum continued to operate until May 1992, when the city of Shusha was destroyed by the occupying Armenian army. It was not possible to save many of the exhibits.

House-museum of Uzeyir Hajibeyov

The house-museum of the great Azerbaijani composer Uzeyir Hajibeyov in Shusha was established in 1959. The house-museum functioned until the occupation of Shusha by Armenian invaders in 1992. Along with household items belonging to the Hajibeyov family, Uzeyir Bey's personal belongings, photos, books, books dedicated to him and donated to the museum occupied an important place in the museum's exposition.
Anniversaries and anniversaries of U.Hajibeyov's birth were regularly celebrated at the state level in the museum. In 1985, the 100th anniversary of Uzeyir Hajibeyov was widely celebrated by UNESCO. He visited Hajibeyov's house-museum in Shusha, where big jubilee events were held.
On May 8, 1992, after the occupation of Shusha by Armenian aggressors, the museum ceased its activities. As a result of the efforts of the museum management, the museum exhibits were not allowed to be occupied or taken over by the enemy. The exhibits of the museum are currently kept in the funds of U.Hajibeyov's house-museum in Baku.

Upper Govharaga Mosque

The Upper Govhar Agha Mosque was built in 1883-84, ie about eight years after the Ashagi Govhar Agha Mosque, at the expense of Govhar Agha by the architect Karbala Safikhan Garabaghi. This mosque, which has a plan of approximately square shape (21.30 x 26.20 m), generally retains the construction idea of ​​Aghdam Juma and Ashagi Govhar aga mosques. One of the main construction criteria of the architect is the balcony for women on the second floor, installed along the side walls of the hall, and the glazing opposite the altar. Although the minaret of the Upper Govhar Agha Mosque is made of natural limestone, as in previous mosques, the geometric ornaments used on its body do not correspond to the minaret decorations of the Lower Govhar Agha Mosque. They mainly continue the artistic idea of ​​geometric ornaments on the minarets of the Aghdam Juma Mosque. The attic roof of the minarets is made of wood. Its end is decorated with a crescent-shaped figure.
This mosque, which has been used as a history museum since 1969, was destroyed by Armenian vandals after the occupation of Shusha in May 1992.
Real estate historical and cultural monuments of national importance

ARCHITECTURAL MONUMENTS

Fortress walls (1750), Panah khan's palace (XVIII century), Black Boyukkhanim tower (XVIII century), Heydar tomb (XIX century), Haji Gulu's mansion (XIX century), Natava's house (XIX century), Asad bey's house (XIX century), Upper Govharaga Mosque (built in 1768-1769, overhauled in 1837-1838), Lower Govharaga Mosque (built in XVIII century, overhauled in 1874), Two-storey caravanserai ( XIX century), Mehmandarovs' mansion complex: mosque, small dwelling house, large dwelling house (XVIII century), Ibrahim khan's tower (XVIII century), Isa spring (XIX century), Ibrahim khan's castle (XVIII century).

SHUSHA STATE HISTORICAL AND ARCHITECTURAL RESERVE

House of Uzeyir Hajibeyov (XIX century), Khanate Autonomous Caravanserai (XVIII century), Caravanserai of Aga Gahraman Mirsiyab oglu (XIX century), House of Zulfugar Hajibeyov (XIX century), Saatli mosque
(Madrasa where the first lesson was taught by MP Vagif) (XIX century), Ganja gate (XVIII century), A. Hagverdiyev's house (XVIII century), Kazanchi church (XVIII century), Y.V. Chamanzaminli's house (XVIII century), Yukhari Govharaga mosque madrasa (XVIII century), Safarov brothers caravanserai (XVIII century), Sadigja's house (XVIII century), Ugurlu bey's house (XVIII century), Khan's palace (XVIII century), Fresh water bath ( XVIII century), the house of Seyid Shushinsky (XIX century), MP Vagif's tomb (XX century), Gasim bey Zakir's house (XVIII century), Ashagi Govharaga mosque madrasa (XVIII century), Behbudovs' house (XVIII century), Firudin bey's house (XVIII century), M.M. House of the Nawwab (18th century), House of the Nightingale (19th century), F.B. Kocharli's house (XIX century), Huseyn bey's house (XVIII century), Kechachi oglu Muhammad's house (XIX century), Caravanserai (XVIII century), Garay Asadov's house (XVIII century), S.S. House of Akhundov (XIX century) House of J. Qaryagdioglu (XVIII century),

ARCHAEOLOGICAL MONUMENTS

Kurgan (Bronze Age), Shusha and Shushakend stone box tombs (Late Bronze and Early Iron Age), Shusha cave camp (Stone Age), Stone Box necropolis (Iron Age), Necropolis (Late Bronze and Early Iron Age), etc.

(Continued)

Rovshan Novruzoglu, political scientist

Asif Marzili, Journalist

Edited by Translator Lead Author Salih KURT

From "Contrasts": As you can see, historical monuments and cultural samples, not a single Armenian name and symbol can be found among famous historical figures. So, how can Shusha and Karabakh be Armenian lands? It should be noted that the Armenians were moved to Karabakh after the Iran-Russia war and the Turkmenchay peace treaty signed in 1828. Armenians also built a memorial complex in Khankendi in 1978 on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the resettlement to Karabakh. However, against the background of false land claims that began in 1988, these monuments were immediately demolished. Because it proved once again that Karabakh could never be an Armenian country!

 

 

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