Baku completes preparations for commemoration of 33rd anniversary of January 20 tragedy


BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 19. Preparatory work
has been accomplished on Baku’s Alley of Martyrs in reference to
the thirty third anniversary of the January 20 tragedy, the press service
of the Government Energy of Baku citytold Development.

Based on the press service, the territory is beneath the
fixed management of the Government Energy of town of Baku.

“Historically, particular floral preparations are ready on the
territory of the Alley. Skilled specialists and panorama
designers had been concerned on this work,” the press service mentioned.

On January 20, the Baku metropolis govt authorities will take the
needed measures to arrange a go to of residents to the territory
of the alley. On the identical time, a round the clock responsibility of staff
of communal, financial providers, and ambulance groups have been
organized,” added the press service.

On the night time of January 19-20, 1990, on account of army
aggression of the models of the Soviet Military and particular forces, as
nicely as contingents of inside troops in opposition to Azerbaijan,
civilians, together with kids, ladies, and the aged had been
massacred within the cities of Baku, Sumgayit, Lankaran and Neftchala
by order of the USSR management.

On account of the occupying forces’ army aggression 149
civilians had been killed, 744 had been severely injured, and 4 individuals
went lacking. The Soviet military was despatched to the nation with the intention to
forcefully suppress the mass protests of the Azerbaijani individuals and
the nationwide independence motion began in response to the
discrimination coverage of the USSR management in opposition to the individuals of
Azerbaijan, the deportation of a whole lot of 1000’s of
Azerbaijanis from their historic lands within the territory of
present-day Armenia, and Armenia’s unfounded territorial claims
in opposition to Karabakh, dedicated an unprecedented bloodbath in opposition to the
civilian inhabitants grossly violating worldwide legislation and the

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