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Khojaly victims honoured in Qatar

25 February 2014 18:30 (UTC+04:00)
Khojaly victims honoured in Qatar

An event commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the Khojaly genocide has been held in Doha, Qatar, AzerTag state news agency reported.

The event brought together representatives of the diplomatic corps accredited in Qatar, as well as citizens of foreign countries and journalist. The event started with a one-minute-silence in memory of the Khojaly victims.

Baku's Ambassador to Qatar Tofig Abdullayev briefed the event participants on the history of the tragedy, which claimed the lives of 613 people, including 63 children, 106 women and 70 elders.

A documentary on the Khojaly massacre was demonstrated at the event. Ambassador Abdullayev held a press conference on the anniversary of the genocide.

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