Azerbaijani-American community stands with Azerbaijan, president Aliyev and 1 million Azerbaijani refugees that fled #Karabakh 28 years ago. Azerbaijanis all over the United States and Europe organized peaceful protests to show the unity and support. On October 28th Azerbaijanis in Texas gathered in front of Houston City Hall for the same purpose.
#Karabakh is not a disputed territory. It is internationally recognized territory of #Azerbaijan.
On November 11th , 2015 new appointed Governor of TexasGreg Abbottmet with the Ambassador of Azerbaijan to the USElin Suleymanov,Councelor of the Azerbaijan EmbassyMammad Talibov, and CEO of Houston Azerbaijan CenterIrada Akhoundovain the Texas State Capitol.
The Ambassador gave an overview of the main points of the effective cooperation between the US and Azerbaijan in such areas as energy supplies, fighting against terrorism and others.Elin Suleymanovnoted a significant role of Azerbaijan Center and its DirectorIrada Akhoundovain successful organization of the important events such as an international conference “The Southern Gas Corridor in European Energy” and a celebration of Azerbaijan National holiday – Flag Day.Irada Akhoundovaprovided an insight about mission and purpose of the Azerbaijan Center in Houston. Governor Abbottextended his appreciation for the contributions of Azerbaijan Community in Texas and suggested that the relationship between Texas and Azerbaijan should be expanded.