Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 28 /Trend/
Parliamentary group of friendship of the National Assembly of France with Azerbaijan condemned incident involving the beating of two Azerbaijanis in Paris.
While the National Assembly of France has always been a platform for dialogue and exchange of views, incident of beating of Azerbaijanis that took place in the Assembly, is unacceptable, said in statement issued by members of the parliamentary group of friendship of the National Assembly of France with Azerbaijan.
Members of the group condemned yesterday's incident. "We believe that yesterday's unprecedented incident in the National Assembly of France can not remain without effect and the culprits should be punished," the statement said.
Statement signed by the chairman of Thierry Mariani and ten members of the National Assembly.
The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry has condemned the violence against Azerbaijani citizens in France and hopes relevant authorities will take action on this issue and that the country's law enforcement agencies will promptly investigate the crime and bring culprits to justice, a statement of Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
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 an event titled '25 years after Sumgait: the present situation and future prospects for the people of Nagorno-Karabakh', organized by the Armenian community in France.
The Azerbaijani Embassy sent a note of protest to the French Foreign Ministry over the beating of the two Azerbaijanis in the building of National Assembly in Paris, the Embassy told Trend.