February 26, 2007

Photo exhibition reflecting Khojaly tragedy arranged in Strasbourg

Beside rich culture, art and music of our people Heydar Aliyev Foundation carries out significant works also towards providing detailed and fair information to the world community on atrocities committed against our people, Karabakh realities, Khojaly genocide, and other barbarisms of Armenians. The Foundation develops books in Azeri, English, Russian and French languages, also their CD and DVD versions and delivers to the world community.

Photo exhibition arranged on the 15th anniversary of Khojaly genocide in Alfred Vays student dormitory in Strasbourg on the initiative of Permanent Mission of Azerbaijan to CE, `House of Azerbaijan` and Association of Azeri Students Studying in France and due to support of Heydar Aliyev Foundation is sample to the above mentioned.


In the opening of the exhibition state hymn of Azerbaijan was sounded, tragedy victims were honored to the minute of silence.


Participants were given books, photos, CD and DVDs made by Heydar Aliyev Foundation. 3-part film reflecting illusion of Armenians to create `Great Armenia` empire in east, their invasive policy, disasters our countrymen, fired from native places because of occupation of Nagorno-Karabakh, integral part of Azerbaijan, and neighboring 7 districts, have undergone, Khojaly genocide was shown.


In his speech head of the mission Arif Mammadov emphasized due to successful foreign policy of President Ilham Aliyev positions of our state worldwide have been strengthened, talked of the role of Heydar Aliyev Foundation in assuring the awareness of the world community of Azerbaijani realities, Khojaly tragedy, propaganda of our culture.


At the end, funeral repast was given in memory of martyrs on behalf of `Baku Nights` Restaurant operating in Strasbourg and Association of Azeri Students Studying in France.