Pakistan condemns Armenian occupation and Khojaly genocide

Pakistan condemns Armenian occupation and Khojaly genocide

The Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs of Pakistan’s National Assembly has passed a resolution condemning the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia, a message posted on the Pakistani TV channel’s website says.

The resolution was passed during the meeting of the Committee held in Islamabad on February 3. 

The resolution also condemned the genocide committed by Armenian armed forces in the Azerbaijani town of Khojaly on February 26, 1992, against civilian population.

The Committee re-affirmed the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders, Trend reports.

The Committee demanded implementation of resolutions of the UN Security Council and General Assembly on immediate, complete and unconditional withdrawal of all Armenian forces from all the occupied territories of Azerbaijan and called upon the international community and international organizations to urge Armenia for the implementation of these decisions.

The Committee also supported the efforts of Baku to resolve the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict by peaceful means.