UK House of Commons extends condolences to Azerbaijan on Khojaly genocide anniversary

A statement on the 29th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was published on the website of the House of Commons of the UK Parliament. 

The statement is co-authored by Member of the House of Commons of the British Parliament, Chairman of All-Party Parliamentary Group on Azerbaijan Bob Blackman and Member of the Democratic Unionist Party Jim Shannon, the Chair of UK-Azerbaijan Interparliamentary Working Group, Javanshir Feyziyev, told

“The House of Commons extends condolences to the people of Azerbaijan as they commemorate the 29th anniversary of the Khojaly massacre on 26 February 2021 and reflects on this atrocity committed against citizens of Azerbaijan amid conflict in the region,” the statement said.

The House of Commons also welcomed the recent commitment of both parties to a lasting peace.

Feyziyev said the UK, as always, stands by the people and state of Azerbaijan on the day of remembrance of the Khojaly genocide, which is proof of Armenian fascism, and thus supports the principles of international justice.