The liberation of Baku by the Caucasian Islamic Army under the leadership of Nuru Pasha on September 15, 1918, is a special day that reflects the historical brotherhood, unity, and mutual support of Azerbaijan and Turkey in difficult times, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov tweeted,
The minister also noted that the martyrs are remembered with deep respect.
September 15 marks the anniversary of Baku’s liberation from the occupation of the Armenian-Bolshevik forces. One hundred three years have passed since the independence of the Azerbaijani capital.
On September 15, 1918, Azerbaijani and Turkish soldiers liberated Baku from the Bolshevik-Dashnak occupation and wrote a glorious page in the history of the Azerbaijani state. It ended the domination of Armenians and Bolsheviks in Baku and its surrounding areas, securing Azerbaijan’s independence.