Parliamentary Union passes ICYF-DC resolution calls to recognize Khojaly Genocide

Parliamentary Union passes ICYF-DC resolution calls to recognize Khojaly Genocide

Delegation of the OIC Youth Forum headed by ICYF-DC President Amb. Elshad Iskandarov has successfully participated in the work of the 11th session of PUIC held in Baghdad, on 24-25 January 2016. The session has adopted a special resolution on “PUIC-ICYF-DC Cooperation” which affirmed several dimensions of ICYF-DC activities concerning the OIC Member States parliaments. Commending the role of ICYF- DC as “the OIC leading youth institution” Inter-parliamentary union supported “Justice for Khojaly” Campaign initiated by Mrs. Leyla Aliyeva, ICYF-DC General Coordinator for inter-cultural dialogue. The same resolution called upon Member Parliaments to give proper recognition to “genocidal act perpetrated in Khojaly by the Armenian forces against Azerbaijani civilian population” and to work with ICYF- DC in support of the Campaign.

ICYF- DC delegation met with several Member Parliaments to discuss possible cooperation for development of Muslim youth and implementation of the resolution.

ICYF-DC extends thanks to Member Parliaments for their support and to the Secretariat of PUIC, MFA of Azerbaijan as well as the delegate of the Azerbaijani Parliament to the PUIC MP Mrs. Govhar Baxshaliyeva and its Youth Committee Chairman Mr. Fuad Muradov, MP for their cooperation resulted in adoption of the said important document.

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