Azerbaijan's Milli Majlis Apparatus issues statement on the events that took place last night

Azerbaijan's Milli Majlis Apparatus issues statement on the events that took place last night
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  • calendar-gray 15 July 2020

The Milli Majlis Apparatus of the Republic of Azerbaijan has issued a statement on the events that took place last night, Press and Public Relations Department of the Milli Majlis told APA.

The statement said that some participants of the march in front of the Alley of Martyrs and the Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan in support of the Azerbaijani Army fighting in the direction of Tovuz on the Azerbaijani-Armenian border illegally entered the parliament building at night.

The marchers, who gathered on the first floor of the Milli Majlis, caused a number of destructions and damaged the property and inventory of the Parliament.

Law enforcement officers called on marchers to leave the building and they were removed from the building of the Milli Majlis.

After the protesters were removed from the administrative building of the Milli Majlis by the police, the Speaker of the Milli Majlis Sahiba Gafarova got acquainted with the situation on the spot.

As Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, we express our appreciation and sensitivity to support a march to our people, state, army. In case our citizens carrying out support rally to the Army are unite for one purpose, we strongly condemn some saboteurs’ steps that aimed at destruction and damage. In these difficult days entering illegally to the building of the Supreme Legislative body of the State and conducting their destructions, is a disrespect to the holy spirit of martyrs and absolutely unacceptable.

We bring into attention the importance to show special sensitivity and to behave carefully at the time when fighting is taking place in the direction of Tovuz region of Armenia- Azerbaijan border, in the time when everyone demonstrates unity.

As a Milli Majlis of the Republic of Azerbaijan, we state that we are responsible in front of our people, state, our army armed for the territorial integrity of the country, the spirit of the martyred servicemen, and civilians. 

Firuza Vahid

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