Azerbaiani MP proposes to place monument to Khojaly victims in Izmir
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 24 / Trend /
Azerbaijani MP Ganira Pashayeva proposed placing a monument to the victims of the Khojaly genocide in the Turkish city of Izmir. The proposal was voiced during an event dedicated to the 19th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide. The event was held in one of the biggest Turkish cities Izmir.
The head of the Sparta Municipality, Yusuf Ziya Gunaydin, lauded the proposal and a monument to the victims of Khojaly genocide will be placed in the center of Sparta soon, Pashayeva said.
"We would like Izmir to join this proposal," she said.
"A monument to the victims will be a message of the eternal Azerbaijani-Turkish brotherhood. It is very important for the younger generation to be well aware of this story, " she added.
The MP also proposed that the Izmir Municipality officially recognize the Khojaly genocide and talk about its importance and necessity.
The MP noted that all Turks and the entire Turkic world must work together with Azerbaijanis and exert efforts to inform the public about the genocide committed by Armenia.
She said this genocide was committed against Turks and it is a problem for all of the Turkic world.
The MP urged Turkic youth to be active in restoring the territorial integrity of Azerbaijan.