Azerbaijan, Baku, 27 Feb. / Trend S.Aghayeva /
The Azerbaijani Embassy is holding meetings with representatives of the National Assembly and the French Foreign Ministry to discuss the beating of two Azerbaijanis in the National Assembly on Tuesday, the embassy told Trend on Wednesday.
Currently, the victims of the incident are undergoing a forensic examination. Upon these results, an appeal to the gendarmerie will follow to initiate criminal proceedings, the embassy said.
The Azerbaijani Embassy in France presented a note of protest to the French Foreign Ministry in connection with the beating of two Azerbaijanis in the National Assembly in Paris, the embassy told Trend.
Protest notes will be also handed to the French president and National Assembly of the country, the embassy said.
"We want the members of the French parliament to consider these events," the embassy said.
Two Azerbaijanis - Head of the House of Azerbaijan Mirvari Fataliyeva and Vusal Huseynov were beaten by representatives of the Armenian community of the French National Assembly during the event '25 years after Sumgait events: the present situation and future prospects for the people of Nagorno-Karabakh', organised by the Armenian community in France.
Azerbaijanis Mirvari Fataliyeva and Vusal Huseynov, who live in France, learned about the event and appeared at the conference hall. Informing the event participants about the fact that the Khojaly genocide was committed by Armenians against Azerbaijani civilians on that day, they began chanting appropriate slogans. However, their slogans were met with threats.
The event participants closed the hall doors then brutally beat the Azerbaijanis.
Police officers and doctors arrived at the scene.
At present the circumstances of the incident are being investigated.
Trying to protect his compatriot from being beaten, Vusal Huseynov was seriously injured. His internal organs were injured and a rib broken.
The incident occurred in the presence of several members of the French parliament who made no effort to stop the assault.
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