Three proclamations from the City of Miami,from the Miami Dade County and from the City of Hallandale Beach in Florida; issue their third annual proclamations to honor May 28-Azerbaijan National Day.

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Miami,Florida and Washington,D.C.-Thanks to the leadership of the Azerbaijani-American community of Florida,led by Tohfa Eminova and Azhdar Eminov,the founders of the Azerbaijani-American Cultural Association of Florida (AACA ),and long-time activists of the U.S.Azeris Network (USAN ),the Mayor of City of Miami,Mr.Tomas Regalado,the Mayor of the Miami-Dade County Mr.Carlos Gimenez, and the Mayor of the City Hallandale Beach,Ms.Joy Cooper and the members of the Board of the Miami-Dade County Commisioners,issued three annual proclamations to honor May 28,2012,as the 94th anniversary of the founding of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic(ADR).

U.S.-Azerbaijan Convention 20 years of Partnership,Washington,DC,2012

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This was for the high-level Convention that took place on April 25-26,2012.Some so members of Congress from both House and Senate,including the committee Chairmen,as well as state ( Governors,Secretaries of  state,state legistators) and federal officials,plus high-ranking officials from Azerbaijan ( including SOCAR and SOFAZ ),participated and spoke at the convention.

Novruz Celebration in Miami-2012

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Happy Novruz! Our wonderful holiday Novruz means so much to us-Azeris.It means purity,fresh start,great expectations and most of all it brings families and friends together! Azeris all over the world reunite and celebrate Novruz Bayram. That’s what we did in Florida.On March 24,2012 the Florida Turkish American Association and Azerbaijan American Cultural Association hosted a wonderful reception to celebrate the holiday. Most important I would like to outline our Turkish friends. Their warm welcome and hospitality was beyond our expectations.A fabulous time was had by all! Looking  forward for a great friendship!!!

March 13,2012-Congresswoman Virginia Foxx met the South Florida Turkish Community

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Congresswoman Virginia Foxx was reelectedto her fourth term to represent

North Carolina’s Fifth District in the United States House of Representatives

in November,2010.Republican Representative Virginia Foxx is among the Congress members friendly to Turkey.She is the third woman in North Carolina history to serve in the U.S.House. Congresswoman Foxx is also a member of the Caucas on U.S.-Turkish Relations ,which has 135 members.

Khojaly Genocide Commemoration 1992-2012

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20 years have passed from the Khojaly genocide which was a part of Armenian policy of aggression and genocide against Azerbaijan,resulted in mass violation of the norms and principles of international law,human rights and freedoms and one of the bloodstained pages of human history.This tragedy is another terrible example of ethnic cleansing and genocide policy carried out by the Armenian nationalists and their supporters against Azerbaijanis lasting for two hundred years.During genocide act committed by Armenian aggressors against the Azerbaijani people in Khojaly,613 people,including 106 women,63 children and 70 old people were killed within some hours, 487 people were injured,1275 civilians were taken captive.
To commemorate the 20 anniversary of injustified death of Khojaly genocide victims,AACA had taken following actions ;
1. Letter of recognition of 20th anniversary from city of Miami
2. organize events in order to inform the community about the Khojaly tragedy
3.Commemoration days,round tables,debates

Football in Miami!

On July 14, 2011, Secretary General of the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan E. Mammedov visited AACA in Miami.

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