French Embassy: We share entire Azerbaijani people's grief who commemorate Khojaly tragedy

French Embassy: We share entire Azerbaijani people
# 26 February 2024 12:56 (UTC +04:00)

The Embassy of France in Azerbaijan shared a post regarding the 32nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide on the embassy's X account, APA reports.

"Today, we share the grief of all Azerbaijani people who commemorate the Khojaly tragedy. We need to work to establish peace in the region so that such atrocities do not happen again," the post said.

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.