Hajiyev: Demand to provide Armenian community with privileged rights contradicts all documents (PHOTO) (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 29
Armenia’s demand on providing the Armenian community with privileged rights after it ethnically cleansed the Azerbaijanis contradicts all documents, Head of the Foreign Policy Affairs Department of the Azerbaijani Presidential Administration Hikmet Hajiyev said in Baku on Jan. 29.
Hajiyev made the remarks at a meeting of the board of the Azerbaijani community of Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region with the representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations accredited in Azerbaijan, Trend reports referring to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.
Azerbaijani Deputy Foreign Minister Mahmud Mammad-Guliyev spoke about the grave consequences of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and stressed that hundreds of thousands of Azerbaijanis who lived in the occupied Nagorno-Karabakh region and surrounding areas were forcibly expelled from their homes.
Mammad-Guliyev stressed the importance of liberation of Azerbaijani territories within the settlement of the conflict and the return of internally displaced people to their lands.
He brought to the attention of the event participants the importance of restoring contacts and dialogue between the two communities of Azerbaijan’s Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Mammad-Guliyev also stressed the great importance of restoring the violated fundamental human rights of internally displaced people, including 80,000 people of the Azerbaijani community of the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
Then Hajiyev delivered speech.
In his speech, Hajiyev stressed the grave consequences to which the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict led.
He updated the event participants about the position of the international community in connection with the settlement of the conflict and the requirements of four UN resolutions.