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People's poet of Azerbaijan has died


'Azerbaijani literature suffered a heavy loss. On January 9th, 2016, died a prominent representative of modern Azerbaijan literature, people's poet of Azerbaijan Zelimkhan Yaqub,' says the official obituary published by the state AzerTAc news agency.

'Bright memory of Zelimkhan Yaqub, a prominent poet and prominent public figure and a sympathetic man, will always live in the hearts of our people. May the Almighty God rest his soul!' says the obituary.

The obituary has been signed by Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, officials of the Azerbaijani Government and prominent scholars.

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