2013-02-19
Member of Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate of Colombia sent letters to the President and the Chairman of Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan
Member of Foreign Relations Committee of the Senate of Colombia, Senator Alejandra Piraquive sent letters to the President and the Chairman of Milli Mejlis of Azerbaijan to express solidarity of the people and Senate of Columbia with the people of Azerbaijan on the eve of the 21st anniversary of Khojaly genocide.  
 
Referring to the decision of the Colombian Senate on Khojaly genocide adopted in 2012, Senator Alejandra Piraquive stressed that the decision was adopted to show support to the civilian people of Azerbaijan and to condemn the brutalities committed against civilians. She also underlined that joint efforts should be made to keep the memory of victims alive and to prevent the recurrence of such kind of crimes in the future. 
 

To attract local media's attention to Khojaly genocide, the press office of Senator Alejandra Piraquive also released a statement for the media on 15 February 2013. 

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