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22.9.17

Daughter of Azerbaijani president sparks outrage after she's filmed taking SELFIES during father's speech on Genocide at the UN (Photos)

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Daughter of Azerbaijani president sparks outrage after she's filmed taking SELFIES during father's speech on Genocide at the UN (Photos/Video)
Leyla Aliyeva, the daughter of Azerbaijan's president Ilham Aliyev has been criticised on social media after she was filmed taking ridiculous seflies while her father spoke at the United Nations General Assembly.
While President Ilham was delivering a crucial speech to world leaders in New York, about the bloody Nagorno-Karabakh War of 1992, his 33-year-old daughter who was sat in the audience seemed less concerned by pulling an awkward gesture.
As her father continued to talk about the conflicts with neighbouring state Armenia, Leyla brought out her smartphone and began to pose for selfies.
Her actions which were all caught on camera was live-streamed all around the world from the General Assembly.

According to Azerbaijani news agency APA, the president was making a serious and controversial speech about a 1992 war with Armenia.
He said: 'As a result of Armenian aggression, more than one million of Azerbaijanis became refugees and internally displaced persons.'
Aliyev also spoke of a particularly bloody moment in the war commonly known as the 'Khodjaly massacre.'
The president said: 'Armenia committed genocide against Azerbaijanis in Khodjaly.
'Armenia committed a war crime, killing 613 peaceful residents, including 106 women and 63 children.'

Leyla Aliyeva's actions didn't go unnoticed as social media users came for her.
One - named 'Mekhanik' - said: 'This is simply lack of culture and stupidity of rich kids. That means that her parents raised her that way.'
And another - identified as 'zhandos' added: 'That's so shameful for the family. To make faces like that when her father is talking about genocide.

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