President Ilham Aliyev: “Declaration of Shusha as the cultural capital of the Islamic world is a sign of the Muslim world's respect for Azerbaijan”

“The city of Shusha has been designated as the cultural capital of the Islamic world. I would like to express my gratitude to ICESCO, its leadership, and member countries – our brotherly nations - for this decision,” said President Ilham Aliyev as he addressed the 7th “Kharibulbul" International Music Festival.
“Shusha has been bestowed with this prestigious designation, and we see it as a sign of the Islamic world's continued support and respect for Azerbaijan,” the head of state pointed out.