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Khojaly genocide – the tragedy of the 20th century

Armenian military forces committed genocide acts in the town of Khojaly, Azerbaijan, with the population of 7,000 people on Feb. 26 1992. There were 3,000 people in the town at the time of Armenian military forces’ attack. Most part of the population had to leave town during four months blockade. 613 people were killed, 1,000 peaceful people of different age became invalid during Khojaly genocide. 106 women, 63 children, 70 old men were killed. 8 families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parents, while 25 both of them. 1,275 peace residents were taken hostages, while the fate of 150 of them is still unknown.

These were committed by Armenian military with special mercilessness and inconceivable barbarism. 2nd battalion of 366th regiment under the command of Major Oganyan Seyran Mushegovich, third battalion under the command of Yevgeniy Nabokhin, staff chief of 1st battalion Chitchyan Valeriy and more than 50 officers and ensigns, serving in regiment took part in the attack. (“From the investigation materials concerning Khojaly occupation”). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Azerbaijan Press, Khojaly No Comments » February 2010


Iranian parliamentarian condemns Armenia for Khojaly massacre

A group of Iranian parliamentarians would visit Azerbaijani embassy on February 25 to express condolences to Azerbaijan and to condemn Armenians.

“The people faced with massacre in Khojaly were our Muslim brothers and sisters”, member of the Iranian parliament from Ardabil and head of the Azerbaijani-Iranian inter-parliamentary friendship group Seyid Kazim Musavi said.

The parliamentarian said they condemned Armenia for Khojaly massacre and called it an aggressor. He said those, who killed children, old people, were enemy and murderer of the humanity. Read the rest of this entry »

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Fickle Armenian lobby not so powerful

 

News.Az interviews Dr Adil Baguirov, managing director and co-founder of the US Azeris Network (USAN).

What is USAN doing about the United States census in 2010?

The US Azeris Network (USAN), as well as our sister organization the US Turkic Network (USTN), became the first-ever not only Azerbaijani-American, but also Turkic-American organizations to be recognized officially as partners by the US Census Bureau for the 2010 Census. We immediately started raising awareness and promoting this partnership as well as the need to participate in the Census among the Azerbaijani-American and Turkic-American community. We will continue this in the next few months before and after the census starts. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted by admin Posted in: Azerbaijan Press No Comments » February 2010