Azerbaijan to appeal UNESCO to name Baku the "World Book Capital"

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23 April 2021

An appeal will be made to UNESCO to name Baku the "World Book Capital", said Elnur Sultanov, Secretary-General of the National Commission of the Republic of Azerbaijan for UNESCO, APA reports. 

He said that negotiations are underway between the Foreign and Culture Ministries. 

Note that UNESCO's "World Book Capital" project was launched in 2001. As part of the project, Madrid was selected as the "World Book Capital" of UNESCO.

 

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