DAYS OF SORROW


Victims of Khojaly genocide remembered at British parliament

London, February 28, AZERTAC

A roundtable has been held at the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom to commemorate the 27th anniversary of Khojaly genocide.

The event was attended by Azerbaijani ambassador to the UK Tahir Taghizade, head of the working group on Azerbaijan-UK interparliamentary relations Javanshir Feyziyev, chair of Azerbaijan All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) Bob Blackman and other officials.

Addressing the event, Bob Blackman underlined that the UK attaches great importance to developing relations with Azerbaijan. He said they share the sorrow of Azerbaijan and hope the occupied territories will soon be released.

Feyziyev thanked members of the British parliament for maintaining the tradition of hosting events on Khojaly genocide. He highlighted the history of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, adding that the settlement of the conflict will yield good results both for Azerbaijan and the entire region.

Ambassador Tahir Taghizade provided an insight into the Khojaly genocide and the history of the peace talks, including negotiations held in September and December 2018.

Aynura Taghiyeva

Special Correspondent

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