The Egypt-based “Al-Masaiyya” newspaper has published an article entitled “International comdemnation on the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly genocide.”
The article says as a result of the massacre committed by Armenians in Khojaly in 1992, 613 innocent civilians were killed and 1275 were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 remains unknown.
The article goes on to say that several countries have already condemned the Khojaly massacre. “Commemorative events on the 21st anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy are being held in the United States and some European countries.”
The author of the article also draws the attention to a statement of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Egypt, which regards the Khojaly genocide the most horrible part of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. The author says that the Khojaly massacre committed by Armenian armed forces against Azerbaijanis is one of the most terrible crimes against humanity.
Egypt-based “Youm7” newspaper has published an article on the Khojaly genocide. The article was published on the basis of a statement of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Egypt.
The author of the article describes the massacre committed by the Armenian armed forces and 366 motor-infantry regiment of former USSR against innocent people of Azerbaijan as one of the most horrible tragedies. The article says realities about the Khojaly tragedy were spread widely in the world. Legislative bodies of several countries have already given political and legal assessment to this genocide. The Khojaly tragedy was described as a crime against humanity in the final document adopted in the summit of the Organization of Islamic Conference held in February 2-7 in Cairo. Heads of state and government of OIC member states called the international community in the document to recognize the Khojaly tragedy as genocide.
The article goes on to say that Armenia, not honoring norms and principles of international law, pursues the policy of aggression and ethnic cleansing. The full text of the article is available on http://youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=950258.