AZERBAIJANI COMMUNITY OF NAGORNO-KARABAKH REGION OF AZERBAIJAN REPUBLIC THE ACADEMY OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION UNDER THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF AZERBAIJAN

President Ilham Aliyev was interviewed by Rossiya-24 correspondent

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The interview was featured in the channel`s story on Khojaly genocide.

 

"Today is one of the bloodiest pages in the history of the Azerbaijani people, the day of genocide of Azerbaijanis. The Azerbaijani people will always remember and never forget this day,” said President Ilham AliyevPresident of Azerbaijan in an interview to the correspondent of the Russia-24 TV channel Feb. 26.

 

“Armenia committed genocide against Azerbaijanis 26 years ago. As a result, 613 civilians were killed, 106 of them women and 63 were children. More than 1,200 civilians were captured and subjected to torture, up to 500 people were displaced and no information was available about 150 civilians. They are considered missing, but more likely were killed. This was a manifestation of Armenian fascism. It was a manifestation of brutality,” said Azerbaijani President.