The German-Azerbaijani Friendship Society has organized a permitted rally in Cologne, Germany. Members of the Azerbaijani community living in and around Cologne took part in the action, which took place in an area of the city called “Roncalliplatz” Square.
The action strongly condemned the shelling of the Ganja city of Azerbaijan and other settlements by the Armenian army from heavy artillery, Armenian hypocrisy despite hypocritical ceasefire agreement. Protesters strongly protested against the death of civilians, including children and women, and the destruction of civilian infrastructure.
Participants chanted slogans such as“Karabakh is Azerbaijan!”, “Azerbaijan wants peace!”, “Ganja is not a frontline region!”, “Civilians are inviolable!”, “We say no to terrorism!”, “Stop Armenian terrorism!”, “Stop child death! "," Armenia - comply with UN resolutions! " in different languages.
In their speeches, the protesters expressed support for Azerbaijan's fair struggle for the restoration of territorial integrity and called on the international community to take a fair position to end Armenia's aggressive policy.
It should be noted that, the Armenian army, violating humanitarian ceasefire, fired rockets at Ganja, Azerbaijan's second largest city, outside the frontline zone of Azerbaijan on October 11 and on October 17, 2020. As a result of rocket attacks by the occupying Armenian army, apartment buildings in the central part of Ganja were destroyed, civilian facilities were severely damaged, 23 people were killed, 83 civilians were seriously injured and the city was severely damaged.