USAN PRESS RELEASE
April 2, 2009
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The U.S. Azeris Network (USAN) continues its drive to introduce unique ideas and projects to foster the Azerbaijani-American grassroots, improve advocacy efforts and outreach, promote Azerbaijani heritage and culture, and be a unified political voice of the community. This month, the USAN introduces several types of official U.S. Postal Service (USPS) approved U.S. postage (U.S. stamps), which can be used by anyone to send their letters and packages anywhere in the world.
The U.S. Postal Service, a U.S. government entity, has made a decision to allow several Azerbaijani-themed postal stamps to be issued, recognized and validated by USPS. This marks the first time an Azerbaijani-American organization and famous Azerbaijani historical figures are depicted on American postage.
The first set of postage features the USAN logo and website URL, while the second set feature two of the greatest Azerbaijani poets of 12th and 16th centuries: Nizami Ganjavi (Nezami from Ganjeh) and Fizuli (Fuzuli). Both of these poets have made enormous contribution to the Azerbaijani, regional and indeed, world poetry, literature, philosophy, sciences and humanities.
These stamps can be purchased from USAN for their face value plus shipping and handling. Contact USAN for more details.
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The U.S. Azeris Network (USAN) <http://www.usazeris.org/> is a registered non-profit, non-partisan, non-sectarian genuine grassroots advocacy and voter education network that is facilitating political activism and efforts by the Azerbaijani-Americans and other Turkic-Americans and their associations, organizations, councils, conferences, and other formal, semi-formal and informal groups, on federal, state and local levels. USAN is the first nationwide grassroots organization uniting Azerbaijani-Americans, being created by the grassroots, for the grassroots.