Azerbaijani community of New York city protests against Armenian provocations in front of UN headquarters26 September, 2022
The rally participants protested against the recent large-scale provocations committed by the Armenian armed forces on the border with Azerbaijan and took a stand against the official Irevan's aggressive policy.
Azerbaijani and Turkish flags were waved, protest banners - "Karabakh is Azerbaijan!", "Azerbaijan wants peace!", "Armenia distorts the facts, deceives the world community!”, “Armenia, withdraw your illegal troops from Karabakh!", "Armenia, sign a peace treaty!", "Armenia, stop the aggressive policy!", "Armenia, don't be a provocateur in the region, stop military provocations!" , "Landmines planted by Armenia kill the civilian people!", "Armenia, stop mining our lands!", "Armenia has to inform Azerbaijan on the fate of missing people!", "Armenia destroyed the cultural heritage of Azerbaijan in Irevan!" were raised by the rally participants.
The youth demanded the UN to take strict measures against Armenia, which infringes upon the international law. The protesters also informed local and foreign diplomats, as well as the community, about the aggressive policy pursued by Armenia on the historical Azerbaijani lands.
The New York police provided safety of participants during the two-hour action.
Turkish community members attended the protest rally, which coincided with the 77th session of the UN General Assembly.
The action was organized by the ACCA member organizations- US-Azerbaijan Women's Association and the New York-Azerbaijan Cultural Center.