- 5/2/1991 [+] Reporting by Mirza Khazar
1. A Turkish delegation signed a cooperation treaty with Azerbaijan. Ministers of energy of both countries signed a joint-action agreement. These treaties will free Nakhchivan from an Armenian energy blockade. Turkey will receive energy from Georgia. The three countries will sign a agreement calling for energy cooperation.
2. On April 27, students and professors will gather at Resulzade�s University to mark the dark day that ended the independence of Azerbaijan 71 years ago. 2000- 3000 participants were dispersed violently by the militia before the rally began. A few well-known agitators incited the police to attack the crowd. Many were arrested and later released. Independent Block of Azerbaijan headed by Tofiq Kuliyev met with reporters after returning from Moscow.
3. Qasimov reports about the voluntary economic cooperation among the independent states. Each state will have only one vote. Qasimov reports that the meeting in Moscow was to create a coordinating council consisting of presidents of the republics and their ministers.
4. Reports from Azerinform. Armenian extremists attacked the Soviet soldiers in the Qazakh region. The republic forces and the Soviet soldiers retaliated the Armenian attackers. Armenian nationalists opened fire on Sherur the region of Nackchivan. Mutalibov extended his condolences to Gamsakhordia for those who died in Georgia�s recent earthquake. General Valeri Bunyadov informed the public about the curfew in Baku. He said that as long as the confrontation on Karabaq and Armenian borders continue, the curfew will remain in effect in Baku.He states that the activities of workers of the Sattarkhan Factory and the students of higher education institutions threaten normal life in Baku. He accused PFA and its agitators of being behind the disturbances of Baku.
- 5/2/1991 [+] Nasir Aqayev, member of the Union of the Farmers of Baku reports.
The Union wants to strengthen the economy and become independent. The Union does not resemble the Kolkhoz or Solkhoz cooperatives of the past. The Union�s philosophy of empowering the people has frightened the officials. Farmers plan to make the Union a republic-wide organization.