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Azerbaijani Ombudsman Calls on International Community to Give Legal Estimation to January 20th Tragedy

Politics Materials 19 January 2007 13:34
Azerbaijani Ombudsman Calls on International Community to Give Legal Estimation to January 20th Tragedy

Elmira Suleymanova, the Azerbaijani Ombudsman, called on the international community to give a legal estimation to the bloody tragedy of January 20th 1990.

In her appeal to international organizations and embassies of Azerbaijan recognised in foreign countries, the Ombudsman emphasized that the tragic event of January 20th occupies a special place for its scale among the terror attacks of past years directed against mankind. She made the statement in a briefing held at the Ombudsman's Office. She attributed the January 20th tragedy as genocide committed against the people of Azerbaijan.

Ms Suleymanova voiced her hope that the world community will support Azerbaijan's fair demands and the barbaric crime against the people of Azerbaijan, with a number of human rights breaches against them, will find the right legal estimation.

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