(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, September 25. UNESCO has not
yet sent a mission to the liberated territories of Azerbaijan to
assess the damage caused during the period of occupation,
Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov said speaking at the
77th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Trend reports.
According to Bayramov, Azerbaijan has been urging Armenia for
many years to support an independent UNESCO mission to assess and
advice in the protection of cultural monuments in the region.
'Despite the fact that the Armenian occupation of these lands
was ended in 2020, the UNESCO mission has not yet visited these
territories. And I once again publicly call for this mission,' he
According to him, the level of destruction in the liberated
territories clearly indicates a desire to destroy all traces of
Azerbaijan in these territories.
'For 30 years, Armenia has carried out ethnic cleansing in these
territories, illegally resettling people there, which is a serious
violation of international law,' he added.
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