California radio interviews Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles

The Los Angeles-based Environmental Directions Radio (EDR) interviewed Azerbaijan’s Consul General in Los Angeles Nasimi Aghayev. Starting from mid-March, the interview has been broadcast on radio channels in the United States.

It should be noted that the EDR is the longest running international environmental program of its kind in the United States. Inaugurated in 1977, these shows have aired weekly on public (NPR and APR), commercial, listener-sponsored, and college-sponsored stations, as well as on the Internet. The series received the "Best of the West" Special Merit Award from the Western Educational Society for Telecommunications. Broadcast stations include: KBPK-90.1 FM in California; and KKMJ-95.5 FM, KAMX-94.7 FM, and KJCE-1370 AM in Texas.

During the interview, the Consul General spoke about Azerbaijan’s geography, diverse nature, environmental issues, especially the protection of the country’s flora and fauna, its national parks and reserves, cleaning of oil-polluted areas, protection of the environment of the Caspian Sea, complex measures aimed at increasing the population of sturgeon, and other issues. Nasimi Aghayev also highlighted Azerbaijani people’s statehood history, musical and cultural heritage, as well as its strong and ancient traditions of ethnic and religious tolerance and the measures taken by the country’s leadership to preserve this heritage and traditions. The Consul General also informed the radio’s audience about Azerbaijan’s tourism potential.

The interview is available here:

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