The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

US congressman made a statement in connection with the anniversary of the 20 January and Khojaly tragedy

US congressman made a statement in connection with the anniversary of the 20 January and Khojaly tragedy

06.02.2016

US Congressman from New Jersey Donald Payne made a statement in the US Congress in connection with the anniversary of the 20 Januaryand Khojaly tragedy, Azerbaijani Embassy in the US told APA.

Congressman Payne noted in his statement that Soviet army attacked on January 20, in 1990 civilians who were holding peaceful demonstration civilians; as a result more than 130 people were killed.

He also noted that on the night of February 26, 1992, more than 600 women and children were killed in Khojaly region of Azerbaijan.

The statement also voiced an appeal to other members of Congress to honor the tragic date.

Congressman Payne also noted that Azerbaijan is a reliable partner of the US in the strategically important region.