Russian Defence Minister pays tribute to national leader Heydar Aliyev and Azerbaijani martyrs

Minister of Defence of the Russian Federation Sergei Shoigu has today visited the Alley of Honors to lay a wreath at the tomb of national leader, founder and architect of modern Azerbaijani state Heydar Aliyev.

He also put flowers at the grave of prominent ophthalmologist, academician Zarifa Aliyeva.

Shoigu also laid flowers at the grave of prominent Azerbaijani singer, Peoples Artist of USSR Muslim Magomayev

The minister then visited the Alley of Martyrs where he laid a wreath at the memorial “Eternal Flame”, which commemroatres matyrs who gave their lives for independence and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.