World remembers Sumgayit: victims of massacres were commemorated in different countries
On February 26 victims of Sumgayit pogroms were commemorated in
The speakers referred to the tragic events which took place in Azerbaijani town Sugayit. Ambassador Qocharyan noted especially that 1988 was decisive for Artsakh people. They stand up to defend own rights and freedoms. Armenians were tortured and killed wildly only because they were Armenians.
Mr. Ambassador also underlined that the events have not been evaluated politically and legally by the international society till now. At the same time everything was done to distort the history and to cover the real facts. But the stories of the witnesses and gathered facts proved only one thing: the massacres were made by Azerbaijani authorities. After the independence they set free criminals of the state and announced them to be national heroes. Ambassador also noted that Nagorno karabakh got its right of freedom by bloody struggle and now it is a consisted state. Despite of all difficulties Artsakh is developed and the peace is protected. The international society will have to accept that
Ambassador Qocharyan concluded his speech saying that the current challenges can be overcome only by joint efforts.
Bulgarian journalist Zvetana Paskalev also attended the meeting and Catholicos
Paskaleva thanked for the high award and underlined that she would continue her efforts in further as well.
On February 27 Armenian Embassy in
During the evening Armenian Ambassador to Georgia Hovhannes Manoukyan delivered a speech. The Ambassador spoke about the violations which Azerbaijanis held against Armenians on the end of 80s, referred to Azerbaijani destabilizing policy which is led also today.
Primate of the Georgian Diocese of the
Parts of a documental film about Sumgayit were shown during the evening. Xocali events were also discussed during the event. Armenian historian Karen Ohanesyan presented the real image of the events and spoke about the disinformation presented by Azerbaijani side.
The evening was concluded by the speech of Georgian well-known writer-publicist Givi Shahnazar.Հետևեք մեզ նաև Telegram-ում