A commemorative event was held in Marneuli on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the April 9 events. Executive Director of the Integration Center of Georgian Azerbaijanis (ICGA) Aygul Isayeva, Chair of Executive Board Murad Muradov, and other employees visited the Memorial Monument of April 9 victims in Marneuli. Wreath and flowers were laid in front of the monument on behalf of the center. ISGA employees commemorated the memory of those who were killed during the incident with a minute of silence.
We recall that on April 9, 1989, Soviet army mercilessly dispersed the peaceful demonstration on Georgia's state independence held on Rustaveli Street in Tbilisi, and shed blood. As a result of the tragedy 21 people were killed and hundreds were wounded.