The event to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Khojaly genocide was held at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Zagreb on 26 February 2019.
The event was co-organized by the Croatia-Azerbaijan Friendship Society with the support of the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to the Republic of Croatia.
Heads of diplomatic missions accredited in Croatia, representatives of the Azerbaijani community in Croatia as well as representatives of the local community attended the event.
The event's opening speech was made by Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Croatia Mr. Fakhraddin Gurbanov.
The Ambassador noted that the Khojaly genocide is an unforgettable event for every Azerbaijani and that the world community should constantly be informed about this tragedy.
Ambassador F.Gurbanov said in his speech that the Khojaly massacre was aimed at breaking the will of the Azerbaijani people and state, and Azerbaijan’s other territories were occupied under the same scenario.
At the event a documentary film “Khojaly Genocide” was presented to the participants. It is based on the facts and witnesses of the genocide survivors who describe the terrible events of that night.