Monthly archives: November, 2019

Iran’s Protest Against the Establishment of Azerbaijan in 1918

Iran’s Protest

On August 28, 1918, the Persian Embassy in Istanbul on behalf of Persia presented a letter expressing a note of protest against the creation of a state called “Azerbaijan”. The letter said: “The Embassy of Persia, Istanbul. Dear Foreign Ministry, As a result of the Russian-Ottoman peace treaty, a state called ‘Azerbaijan’ is being implemented …

Taksim – Istanbul Square At An Armenian Cemetery

Taksim – Istanbul Square

The most famous square in Istanbul, Taksim Square, is located on the site of the large Christian Armenian cemetery of Surb Hakob (St. Jacob) founded in the 16th century. The cemetery was so large that Armenian graves are still being discovered during the ongoing construction on Taksim Square. Today, the square houses prestigious hotels along …