President Aliyev pays tribute to Khojaly Genocide victims

  26 February 2018    Read: 3799
President Aliyev pays tribute to Khojaly Genocide victims

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has visited a monument to the Khojaly genocide victims in the Khatai district on the 26th anniversary of the tragedy.  

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva attended the commemorative ceremony.

A guard of honor was arranged near the memorial.

President Ilham Aliyev put a wreath at the monument.

First Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva, Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, Milli Majlis Speaker Ogtay Asadov, head of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev, put flowers at the monument.

The commemorative ceremony was attended by state and government officials, MPs, ministers, heads of committees and companies, leaders of religious confessions, as well as Khojaly genocide survivors.

Thousands of Baku residents arrived at the Khojaly memorial on February 26 to pay tribute to victims of the genocide on its 26th anniversary.

On the night of February 25-26 1992, Armenian occupants committed one of the bloodiest crimes in the history of mankind in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly.


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