A rally named "Stop the aggression of the Armenian state against the Azerbaijani civilian population" was held in Helsinki, Finland. The action held in front of the country's parliament was initiated by the coordinator of the Coordination Council of Scandinavian Azerbaijanis in Finland, head of the Azer-Turkish Youth Organization Ulviya Jabbarova and Azerbaijanis living in Finland.
The lawyer of the Society of Finland Azerbaijanis Gulzar Ismayil, the coordinator of the Coordination Council of Scandinavian Azerbaijanis in Finland Ulviya Jabbarova, the representative of the Azerbaijanis of Finland Leyli Huseynova and our young activist Mona Savojifar spoke at the rally. The speakers protested against the one-sided coverage of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in the local media.
The speakers noted that rockets were fired at civilian settlements and infrastructure in Ganja, the second city of Azerbaijan, at around 2 am on October 11.
The statement addressed to Prime Minister Sanna Marin, Minister of Foreign Affairs Pekka Haavisto, EU Minister Tytti Tuppurainen, the leader and members of the parliamentary group of the Social Democratic Party, the chairman and members of the Swedish party, the leader and members of the parliamentary group of the Green Party was read.
The participants called on the Finland Parliament, the representative of OSCE Minsk Group on Finland, the world community and international organizations to put pressure on official Yerevan to stop Armenia's aggression against Azerbaijan, to liberate Azerbaijani lands immediately and unconditionally, and to act in accordance with international law.
During the rally, where the flags of Azerbaijan, Turkey and Finland were waved, the slogans such as "Karabakh is Azerbaijan!", "Stop Armenian aggression!", "Stop Armenian terror!" were chanted.