Azerbaijani president, spouse attend ceremony commemorating Khojaly genocide victims

Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 26

By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend:

President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev attended the ceremony held in connection with the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide on February 26.

A guard of honor was lined up near the memorial.

President Aliyev put a wreath at the memorial and honored the memory of victims of Khojaly genocide.

Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, Milli Majlis Speaker Ogtay Asadov, Head of the Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev and first lady, President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva laid flowers at the memorial.

The commemorative ceremony was attended by state and government officials, MPs, ministers, heads of committees and companies, leaders of religious confessions, as well as Khojaly massacre survivors.

The ceremony participants laid roses and carnations at the memorial.

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