French National Assembly president condemns violence over Azerbaijanis beaten by Armenians

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Azerbaijan, Baku, March 6 / Trend, S. Agayeva /

The French National Assembly president Claude Bartolone condemned the violence that took place in the Assembly where two Azerbaijanis were beaten by the Armenians.

In response to a letter from the Azerbaijani ambassador to France in connection with the incident, the president of the National Assembly said that he condemns this violence and is awaiting the results of the investigation to voice his position on the issue, Azerbaijani Ambassador to France Elchin Amirbayov told Trend today.

In his letter to the ambassador, the president of the National Assembly expressed hope that the actions will be taken for similar incidents not to occur in the future in the French legislative body.

The two Azerbaijanis - Head of the House of Azerbaijan Mirvari Fataliyeva and Vusal Huseynov were beaten by representatives of the Armenian community at the French National Assembly during an event titled '25 years after Sumgait: the present situation and future prospects for the people of Nagorno-Karabakh', organized by the Armenian community in France.

The Azerbaijani Embassy sent a note of protest to the French Foreign Ministry and a letter to the president of the country's National Assembly in connection with the incident.

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry recently issued a statement condemning the violence against Azerbaijani citizens in France and expressing hope that relevant authorities will take action on this issue and that the country's law enforcement agencies will promptly investigate the crime and bring the culprits to justice.

The parliamentary group of friendship of the National Assembly of France with Azerbaijan condemned the incident involving the beating of two Azerbaijanis in Paris. The French Foreign Ministry also condemned this incident.

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