Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress and Great Britain Protest Against Report via France 24 Channel
Great Britain, London / Trend corr. G.Ahmadova / Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress intends to submit a letter to the information channel of France 24 against the report broadcasted about the so-called Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, the occupied territory of Azerbaijan.
The letter addressed to the leadership of channel was some kind of preventive measure to similar action, Sahil Gasimov, the president of the Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress, said to the Trend Agency on 11 September.
France 24 broadcasted a half-hourly report about the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan occupied by the Armenian Armed Forces in 1980s. You can watch the report placed in the link: http://www.france24.com/france24Public/en/special-reports/FRANCE-24-Reports/20070831-nagorno-karabakh-phantom-state-Reporters.html
Vugar Akhundov, the representative of the Azerbaijani Diaspora in London, said that the similar measures were planning to accept the Azerbaijani organizations and communities functioning in Great Britain.
The conflict between the two countries of South Caucasus began in 1988 due to territorial claims by Armenia against Azerbaijan. Armenia has occupied 20% of the Azerbaijani land including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and its seven surrounding Districts. Since 1992, these territories have been under the occupation of the Armenian Forces. In 1994, Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement at which time the active hostilities ended. The Co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group ( Russia, France and USA) are currently holding peaceful negotiations.