Statement of the Coordinating Council of Russian-Armenian Organizations on the 30th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide in Sumgait
At the end of February 2018, the 30th anniversary of the bloody events in the Azerbaijani city of Sumgait is marked. Since then, the word “Sumgait” has become an appellative word. It became synonymous with barbarism and obscurantism. That days, under the direct leadership of the Azerbaijani authorities, with the criminal connivance of the party and Soviet authorities in Moscow, was committed the first in the USSR monstrous on cruelty and mass crime on the basis of ethnic hatred.