Historical background to the document "From the speech of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Heydar Aliyev at the VIII Summit of OIC (Tehran, Decemder11, 1997)"

Heydar Aliyev attended the 8th Summit of the Organization of the Islamic Conference held in Tehran on December 9-11, 1997.

Heydar Aliyevs played a crucial role in determining the position of OIC both at the level of organization and member-states on the aggressive policy of Armenia and fully defined the attitude of OIC to the conflict.

The resolution regarding Azerbaijan in Paragraph 8 of the Final Resolution on the 8th Islamic Summit was named “On the military aggression of the Republic of Armenia against the Republic of Azerbaijan” rather than the “Conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan”.

“90 Instants of the Great leader”, Heydar Aliyev Heritage research center, “Sharq-Qarb”, Baku-2013, p.109