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EDM (Early Day Motion) 1149: tabled on 25 February 2016

Tabled in the 2015-16 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House recognises that 26 February 2016 marks the twenty-fourth anniversary of the attack on the town of Khojaly in Azerbaijan by the invading Armenian forces; expresses sympathy to the families of the 613 men, women and children who were killed during this attack; notes that UN Security Council resolutions 822, 853, 874 and 884, which call on the Armenian forces to end the occupation of Azerbaijan, remain unfulfilled; is concerned about the recent escalation in tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan; and calls on the Government to use the anniversary of this tragedy as an opportunity to renew international efforts to find a lasting peaceful resolution to this long-standing conflict.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.