Armenian refugees boarding a barge in Baku port. Photo by Dmitry Sokolov, TASS.

Armenia Commemorates 34th Anniversary of Baku Pogroms


YEREVAN (PanARMENIAN.Net) — The Armenian Foreign Ministry issued a statement on the 34th anniversary of the pogroms against Armenians in Baku, on January 16.

“34 years ago during these days pogroms against Armenians in Baku became culmination of policy of forcible displacement & ethnic cleansing of Armenian population from Azerbaijani SSR. Hundreds were murdered, mutilated & disappeared, half a million became refugees,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement on X on Monday, January 15.

“We pay tribute to memory of innocent victims & stress imperative to prevent such policies & need of all the rights to be addressed.”

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