What can ICESCO do for Azerbaijan in Karabakh?
President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received a delegation today led by ICESCO Director General Salim bin Mohammed AlMalik.
The ISESCO delegation has arrived in Azerbaijan on January 11. They held a meeting with Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Anar Kerimov, who stressed that the long-standing cooperation with ISESCO is of great importance for Azerbaijan.
The ISESCO director-general, in turn, expressed confidence that the bilateral relations will continue to further develop and contact new elements. AlMalik also praised the Azerbaijani leadership’s role in boosting relations with ISESCO.
On January 12, the delegation visited Azerbaijan’s Fuzuli district. The members of the ICESCO delegation first reviewed the ruins of Fuzuli, the vandalism of the Armenians at the city cemetery, where marble tombstones and several graves have been destroyed.
When reviewing the ruins of the destroyed Juma mosque, the members of the delegation stressed that the Armenians kept pigs and other cattle here, as in other mosques. The members of the delegation also emphasized that such abuse of Islamic religious monuments is incompatible with humanity.
The members of the ICESCO delegation also reviewed the ancient caravanserai (roadside inn) and the ruins of a 17th-century mosque in Gargabazary village, the ruins of a completely destroyed mosque in Gochahmadli village, the vandalism committed here by the Armenians.