Azerbaijani community of Karabakh welcomes mutual visits of Azerbaijani and Armenian journalists
Chairman of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region Tural Ganjaliyev commented on the mutual visits of a group Azerbaijani and Armenian journalists, including from the Armenian community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan.
He recalled that the visits were organized by the personal representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office Andrzej Kasprzyk and his representatives in Baku, Yerevan and Khankendi.
"During the visit, Armenian journalists met with their Azerbaijani colleagues, representatives of civil society and research centers, visited Russian Orthodox, Catholic churches, Jewish synagogues peacefully functioning in the country, as well as the ASAN service, the DOST center, Ganja and Guba cities. Also, Armenian journalists were familiarized with the Armenian church in downtown Baku, which stores books in Armenian. The Azerbaijani community of Nagorno-Karabakh also participated in the meetings with Armenian journalists," Tural Ganjaliyev noted.
According to him, Armenian journalists got acquainted with the development of Azerbaijan, the multicultural environment in the country, became eyewitnesses of peace and stability, the state's concern for citizens and the prosperity of the regions.
"Azerbaijani journalists on OSCE vehicles visited Armenia, the occupied Shusha and Khankendi towns, met and held discussions with the Armenian community of Nagorno-Karabakh. The visit of Armenian journalists, including a journalist from the Armenian community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan to Baku, Ganja and Guba, the visit of Azerbaijani journalists to Shusha and Khankendi and meetings with the local Armenian community contribute to the dialogue between the Armenian and Azerbaijani communities of Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan," the chairman of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region stressed.
"We have always supported and encouraged dialogue, peaceful coexistence of the Azerbaijani and Armenian communities of the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan, and we consider the carried out visits and meetings in this context," Tural Ganjaliyev concluded.