A video conference dedicated to the 28th anniversary of the occupation of the ancient city Shusha, the cradle of Azerbaijani culture by Armenian armed forces, was held at the initiative of the Coordination Council of Netherlands-Belgium Azerbaijanis.
Along with members of the Coordination Council of Netherlands-Belgium Azerbaijanis, Ilhan Ashkin, head of the Azerbaijani-Turkish Cultural Association in the Netherlands, Lamiya Babayeva, member of the Benelux Azerbaijanis Congress (BAC), youth studying in the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Rada Abbas, Head of the Public Union for Social Assistance to Women War Veterans from Azerbaijan, Karabakh veteran attended the virtual event.
Before the video discussions, the memory of our martyrs was commemorated with a minute of silence.
Then, Mayisa Aghamirzayeva, one of the coordinators of the Coordination Council of Netherlands-Belgium Azerbaijanis, spoke about the occupation of the ancient Azerbaijani city Shusha, as well as the material and moral damages of the Karabakh war to our people and country, the struggle of our state and society against Armenian fascism and barbarizm. During the discussions, Ilhan Ashkin, head of the Azerbaijani-Turkish Cultural Association in the Netherlands, Khatira Sardargizi, a diaspora activist living in the Netherlands, member of the Coordination Council, member of European branch of Real TV who grew up in Shusha under the age of 12 and witnessed the events before the occupation, Lamiya Babayeva, BAC member, Rada Abbas, head of the Public Union for Social Assistance to Women War Veterans and students-youth delivered speeches.
The speakers shared their memories about Shusha, a cultural monument, and spoke of the readiness of all Azerbaijanis to mobilize to put an end to Armenian fascism and to liberate Nagorno-Karabakh, a beautiful part of Azerbaijan and other occupied territories. It was noted that the day of the occupation of Shusha has not been forgotten, and our people are looking forward to the day when they will return to this ancient city called the "Conservatory of Azerbaijan". They stressed the work of diaspora members and students in delivering the truth about Karabakh to the international community, and stressed the importance of intensification the information war to prove that Armenians are occupiers and liars.
Questions were answered and the organizers were thanked during the video conference that followed by discussions.