Cuba commemorated the 32nd anniversary of Khojaly genocide

Cuba commemorated the 32nd anniversary of Khojaly genocide
# 27 February 2024 09:18 (UTC +04:00)

On February 26, a commemorative event was held at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Cuba related to the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide, the embassy told APA.

The ambassador Ruslan Rzayev highlighted that the facts about the Khojaly genocide were conveyed to the world community as a result of the actions implemented within the framework of the "Justice to Khojaly!" campaign led by Leyla Aliyeva, the vice-president of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation.

At the end of the event, a video dedicated to the Khojaly genocide prepared by the Heydar Aliyev Foundation was shown.

Note that on February 25, 1992, Armenian armed forces attacked the city of Khojaly with the help of armored vehicles and military personnel of the USSR’s 366th Motorized Rifle Regiment stationed in Khankandi. As a result of the Khojaly genocide, which was a tragedy of a century, 613 civilians, as well as 63 children, 106 women, and 70 old people were killed atrociously, 8 families were annihilated, 25 children lost both parents, 130 children lost one parent, 487 were wounded (76 of them are children), some 1,275 innocent residents were taken hostage, while the fate of 150 people including 68 women and 26 children remains unknown.

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