NKR Premier Bako Sahakyan at a Sumgait commemoration

Parliament Observes Moment of Silence in Honor of Sumgait Victims


YEREVAN (Armenpress) —  A moment of silence was observed in the Armenian parliament during hearings on the Sumgait pogroms on February 27.

Larisa Alaverdyan, president of the Against Legal Arbitrariness NGO, offered to pay tribute to the victims of the event during the parliamentary hearings titled “Sumgait Pogroms: Armenophobia as Azerbaijan’s State Plicy.”

Alaverdyan stressed that survivors of the Sumgait pogroms are among the participants of the discussion. “I bow before all of you,” she said

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