On the agenda of PACE: Aggression of Armenia against Azerbaijan

The primary mission of the delegation of the Republic of Azerbaijan in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe as a full member was determined to expose the occupation policy of Armenia, to convey the crimes of terror and massacre of Armenians against Azerbaijanis and the facts of occupation of 20 percent of the Azerbaijan territories by the Armenians, to achieve the recognition of Armenia as an aggressor by the European community and to impose international sanctions on Armenia as soon as possible.

Statement of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev at the meeting of the CIS Council of Heads of States on the large-scale attacks of the Armenian Armed Forces in Azerbaijan`s territory – Moscow, April 15, 1994

The state of emergency induced me to address to you with this statement.

Since April 10 of the current year, the armed forces of Armenia have undertaken new large-scale attacks in the direction of Goranboy and Terter regions, and since April 11-in direction of Aghdare and Aghdam regions of the Republic of Azerbaijan. These days the Azerbaijan divisions, beating off continuous attacks of numerically surpassing units of armed forces of Armenia and conduct bloody defensive fights. The military contingent by a number near by 3000 person together with tens armored units and heavy artillery, including “Grad” installations have been brought from territory of Armenia to a zone of the conflict. The above mentioned settlements of Azerbaijan are fired by these installations. There are huge destructions and numerous victims among civilians in these villages.