Feb 28 2015 - 14:31
A US Congressman from New Jersey, Donald Payne, had issued a statement in connection with the 23rd anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy.
Feb 27 2015 - 21:29
Berlin held the third symposium on stability and security in the South Caucasus on February 26, dedicated to the Khojaly tragedy.Many high-ranking politicians attend the symposium every year, it has turned into a fixed German platform for regular talks about regional problems of the South Caucasus.The event organized by the German-Azerbaijani Forum, Azerbaijani embassy in Germany, SOCAR and the German-Atlantic Society has been participated by about 20 members of the German parliament, many diplomats and economic figures.
Feb 27 2015 - 14:10
The so-called parliamentary elections, planned to be held in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan on May 3, 2015, are illegal, spokesman for the Azerbaijani foreign ministry Hikmet Hajiyev said today. “The holding of the elections is a clear violation of the Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan. These elections are aimed at undermining the negotiating process on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict settlement,” Trend cited Hajiyev.
Feb 26 2015 - 15:47
A petition with the 100,000 votes required on recognizing Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan as a war criminal has been submitted to UN Security Council, the first deputy speaker of the Azerbaijani Parliament Ziyafat Asgarov said today. The first deputy speaker of the Milli Majlis also said that Sargsyan is one of the perpetrators of the Khojaly genocide, expressing confidence that he will face an international court, Trend reports.
Feb 26 2015 - 13:53
An Azerbaijani soldier, Javad Hojayev, was killed in the front zone as a result of a mine explosion. The Azerbaijani defense ministry said that Hojayev was called to do active military service in the Oguz district of Azerbaijan, Trend reports. An investigation is underway.
Feb 26 2015 - 13:24
Today is exactly 23 years since the date of one of the most bloody pages of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict - the Khojaly tragedy. On February 25-26 1992, nationalist illegal armed groups with the help of infantry guards regiment No. 366 of the former USSR implemented the seizure of Khojaly - a small town situated in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of the Republic of Azerbaijan. As a result, 613 persons were killed, including women, children and elderly people.
Feb 25 2015 - 17:34
Constantine Kosachev, the head of the Federation Council Committee for International Affairs, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza that each republic in the South Caucasus had its own significance for Russia. He called Azerbaijan the most important commercial, economic and political partner of Russia in the region. The official thanked Azerbaijan for its respect towards the Russian language and Russian compatriots.