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Scientific seminar "Memory of Khojaly" conducted in Astana

Politics Materials 23 February 2010 22:09 (UTC +04:00)
On Feb. 23, a scientific workshop "Memory of Khojaly" was conducted in Astana. Event was organized by the Azerbaijani embassy in Kazakhstan and the Association of Friendship and Culture "Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan".
Scientific seminar "Memory of Khojaly" conducted in Astana

Kazakhstan, Astana, February 23 / Trend , K.Konirova/

On Feb. 23, a scientific workshop "Memory of Khojaly" was conducted in Astana. Event was organized by the Azerbaijani embassy in Kazakhstan and the Association of Friendship and Culture "Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan".

Azerbaijani ambassador Latif Gandilov opened the seminar with a report on the Khojaly genocide. He told the audience the story of this tragedy, which happened 18 years ago, spoke about the facts of cruelty and violence, backing up his words with photo and video materials.

"We remember that in the beginning of the conflict, one of those who first came to Azerbaijan to resolve the conflict was the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. We hope that the recent visit of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kanat Saudabayev to the South Caucasus will make a contribution in resolving the conflict peacefully," said the ambassador.

During the seminar, a report was also delivered by the candidate of historical sciences, a member of the Association of Writers of Azerbaijan, a member of the Society "Women of Turkey and Azerbaijan" Sevil Priyeva.

The chairman of the Association of Friendship and Culture "Kazakhstan-Azerbaijan", professor, doctor of technical sciences Akhat Shakirov also addressed the seminar.

Upon the completion of the event, the participants - diplomats of Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey, students and university teachers, as well as representatives of the Azerbaijani diaspora, journalists paid a moment of silence to the victims of this bloody tragedy.

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