Juan Vargas, the member of US Congress from California, congressman gave a broad explanation related to the 25th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide.
Naxcivantv.az informs that, the declaration sent to Consulate General of the Republic of Azerbaijan in Los Angeles deals with Azerbaijanians killed during the Khojaly genocide and condemns this terrible tragedy.
In the document, it is stated that more than 600 innocent civilians were massively killed including many children, women and elderly people, during the Khojaly massacre against Azerbaijani people on 26 February in 1992. It is also emphasized that, this tragedy was registered as the massive massacre in the region by referring to the \”Human Rights Watch\” organization.
It is noted that, this terrible event shows how important understanding and tolerance are among the peoples of the world.
It should be noted that, Juan Vargas ,congressman, representing San Diego, California\’s second largest city ,as well as the state\’s İmperial County in the House of Representatives of US congress belongs to the Democratic Party since 2013. He is a member of the Congress Financial Services Committee.
Earlier, he was a member of the California State Senate and Assembly.
Translator: Rahim Najafov