“For over 25 years Armenia is holding the historical lands of Azerbaijan - Nagorno-Karabakh and seven surrounding districts under occupation. Ethnic cleansing policies were implemented, and more than a million of our compatriots became refugees and internally displaced persons in these territories. In 1992, Armenia committed the Khojaly genocide.
The Armenian president’s irresponsible evasion from the statement made after the Geneva meeting is not right, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov said at a joint press conference with his Polish counterpart Witold Waszczykowski in Baku on Wednesday, APA reported.
The illegal visit of Canadian MP to Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia is another political provocation of Armenia, said Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Hikmat Hajiyev.
Azerbaijan today marks the State Independence Day.