No: 74, 26 February 2021, Press Release Regarding The 29th Anniversary Of The Khojaly Massacre

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 26.02.2021

On the 26 February 1992, 613 innocent Azerbaijani civilians, including women and children, were murdered and hundreds of Azerbaijani citizens were injured as a result of the attacks carried out by the forces of the Republic of Armenia towards the city of Khojaly in Nagorno Karabakh. During the attacks more than a thousand people were taken captive. The fate of those who are missing remain unknown.

We know that the scars of the Khojaly Massacre which took place before the very eyes of the world are still open. We feel and share the grief of brotherly Azerbaijan deep in our hearts.

We wish Allah’s mercy on our Azerbaijani brothers who have lost their lives in this inhumane massacre and humbly bow before their sacred memories. We also extend our most sincere condolences to the brotherly Azerbaijani nation.

On this occasion, we once again mercifully and respectfully commemorate those martyrs who lost their lives in the Patriotic War which liberated Azerbaijan’s invaded territories and enabled nearly a million displaced Azerbaijanis to return to their homes.

Atatürk

Süleyman İnan Özyıldız Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:30 / 13:30 - 17:00

EMBASSY CONSULAR SERVICE WORKING HOURS 09:30-12:00 / 13:30-16:00
1/1/2021 1/1/2021 New Year's Day
2/24/2021 2/24/2021 Independence Day, Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia
4/2/2021 4/2/2021 Good Friday
5/1/2021 5/1/2021 May Day
5/13/2021 5/15/2021 Ramadan feast
6/23/2021 6/23/2021 Victory Day of Estonia
6/24/2021 6/24/2021 St. John's Day/Midsummer Day
7/20/2021 7/23/2021 Sacrifice holiday
8/20/2021 8/20/2021 Day of Restoration of Independence of The Republic of Estonia
10/29/2021 10/29/2021 Turkish National Day, Anniversary of the proclamation of the Republic of Turkey
12/24/2021 12/24/2021 Christmas Eve
12/25/2021 12/25/2021 Christmas Day
12/26/2021 12/26/2021 Boxing Day