Participants of the international conference titled " Justice for Khojaly campaign: International Cooperation and Solidarity within Political and Legal Assessment" have visited a monument to Khojaly genocide victims to lay flowers at it.
The conference was organized by ruling New Azerbaijan Party (YAP) and Garadagh District Executive Authorities.
The Khojaly massacre is one of the most heinous and bloodiest events of the 20th century. Late into the night of February 25, 1992, the town of Khojaly came under intensive fire from the town of Khankendi and Askaran already occupied by Armenian armed forces. At night the Armenian forces supported by the ex-Soviet 366th regiment completed the surrounding of the town already isolated due to ethnic cleansing of the Azerbaijani population of the neighboring regions. The joint forces occupied the town, which was ruined by heavy artillery shelling.