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Fahree emphasized that when he learned that he was selected to represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision, first he couldn’t believe it.

“I was invited to a TV program. When I came, they told me: ‘Fakhri, sit here for just five minutes and we will now bring you an agreement that you allow us to use your song on air,” he said. “All of a sudden, they brought me a piece of paper which says that I will represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision and they ask me to sign that I give my consent. I just threw the piece of paper away, not understanding what was going on.”