Members of Lithuanian Seimas appeal to European Parliament on 20th anniversary of Khojaly tragedy

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Vilnius, April 24 (AZERTAC). Twenty-one members of the Lithuanian Seimas, including Emanuelis Zingeris, Egidijus Vareikis and Arunas Valinskas have appealed to the European Parliament on the 20th anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy.

The parliamentarians underlined they share the Azerbaijani people`s deep sorrow. They expressed regret over the fact that unlike the perpetrators of the crimes in the territory of Yugoslavia, who had been punished, those who committed the Khojaly massacre have not yet received their punishment.

The members of Lithuanian Seimas drew attention of the European parliamentarians to the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, describing the European Parliament resolution of 20 May 2010 (2216) as important. The Lithuanian parliamentarians pointed out they back moral and political assessment of the Armenian aggressors` acts, which was reflected in the document, and support the immediate implementation of the principles of the resolution.

The Seimas` members expressed hope that the European Parliament would give a political and legal assessment to the Khojaly tragedy and these bloody events would be accepted as part of the European historical memory.

The Lithuanian parliamentarians expressed hope that the requirements of the resolution N 2216 would be fulfilled seriously to restore historical justice.


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