Azerbaijan observes nationwide moment of silence for Khojaly genocide victims
  • NAGORNO-KARABAKH

  • 17:09 26 February 2020

Azerbaijan observes nationwide moment of silence for Khojaly genocide victims

A nationwide moment of silence to honor the memory of the Khojaly genocide victims was observed at 17:00 (local time) on February 26 across Azerbaijan, ONA reports.

At this time, the traffic was stopped on all streets of the capital.

Commemorative events marking the anniversary of the Khojaly tragedy have been held in foreign countries, Azerbaijan`s cities, regions, villages, departments and organizations.

Thousands of Baku residents, representatives of the diplomatic corps visited the monument to the Khojaly genocide in the capital`s Khatai district on February 26 to pay respect to shahids.

May Allah rest the souls of shahids in peace!

ONA

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