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.

European Parliament preparing statement on Khojaly genocide

European Parliament preparing statement on Khojaly genocide

23.02.2018

The European Parliament is preparing a statement on theKhojaly genocide, Azerbaijani Parliament Speaker said at a plenary session on Friday, APAreports.

“False propaganda about the Khojaly genocide, the fact of the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia and the co-existence of representatives of different nationalities in Azerbaijan are conducted in Armenian schools,” said MP Shahin Ismayilov.

 Ismayilov said the Union of Youth Student Organizations of Azerbaijan, which he leads, conducted an investigation in connection with this and found some facts.

Speaker Asadov asked the MP to present these facts.

“We began work in connection with the Khojaly genocide at the international level, and these facts will be useful to us,” the speaker said, adding that the European Parliament is preparing a statement on the Khojaly genocide.

On February 26, 1992, Armenian military committed an act of genocide against the 7,000 population of the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly

As many as 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 old people were killed as a result of the massacre. A total of 1,000 civilians became disabled in the onslaught. Eight families were completely annihilated, 130 children lost one parent, while 25 lost both parents. Some 1,275 innocent residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 people still remains unknown.