DAYS OF SORROW


OIC releases statement on 24th anniversary of Khojaly genocide

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Baku, February 20, AZERTAC

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has issued a statement commemorating the 24th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide.

The statement says that the OIC Secretary General Iyad bin Amin Madani has paid a tribute to all those who lost their lives on the night of February 25 to 26, 1992 atrocity.

Recalling the resolution on condemning the genocide adopted at the 42nd session of OIC Foreign Ministers Council which was held in Kuwait in May 2015, the Secretary General emphasizes that the tragedy resulted due to illegal occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia.

The statement says that the organization fully supports Azerbaijan`s initiatives and efforts to liberate its occupied territories and restore its territorial integrity.

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