Azerbaijani ruling party: international commission must be established on genocide in Guba
Azerbaijan, Baku, April 23 / Trend , J. Babayeva/
Ruling New Azerbaijan Party (NAP) says international commission must be set up so that to let the world to learn about genocide in Guba.
"It will be difficult for the world community to learn about the genocide without international commission. Our chief goal is to let foreign journalists and representatives of international organizations to get familiar with the mass burial site in Guba which is striking example of the genocide," NAP Deputy Chairman and Executive Secretary Ali Ahmadov told journalists.
Azerbaijani members of the parliament visited Guba mass burial site upon NAP's initiative on April 23.
Mass burial site was discovered during the construction of the stadium in Guba in 2007. Researchers said that human remains, buried in this site, belonged to Azerbaijanis, who was subject to the genocide committed by Armenians in 1918. So far, over 2000 human remains were discovered.
Ahmadov said Armenians claim they were allegedly subject to violence.
"The truth is that Armenians have committed genocide against Turks and Azerbaijanis on numerous occasions. The mass burial site in Guba testifies to it," he said.
He said a museum will be established at the mass burial site soon, he said.
Azerbaijan must prevent recognition of the so-called Armenian genocide by revealing historical truth and injustice. "Unfortunately, some countries adopted unfair decision to recognize the so-called Armenian genocide. We must not be disillusioned with it," Ahmadov said.
The NAP was established by Nakhchivan Parliamentary Speaker Heydar Aliyev in 1992.
President Ilham Aliyev is the party's chairman. The party has ruled the country for 15 years.
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