Azerbaijan will submit to the International Court of Justice lawsuit against Armenia in Yerevan systematic violations of International Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination. This was said the head of the Press Service of the Azerbaijani Ministry of Foreign Affairs Leyla Abdullayeva.
“In addition to the legal proceedings initiated by Azerbaijan against Armenia at the European Court of Human Rights in January 2021, Azerbaijan will appeal to the International Court of Justice in order to attract Armenia responsible for systematic violations of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD ), “- said Abdullayev
“After the cessation of the illegal Armenian occupation of our territories have been carefully collected and documented evidence of gross human rights violations committed against Azerbaijanis. This includes cases of forced exile, ill-treatment, torture and killings of Azerbaijanis because of their ethnicity. More than one million Azerbaijanis were forcibly expelled from their homes as a result of Armenian aggression. Some cities Azerbaijan completely razed to the ground.
Since the signing of the Tripartite declaration of Armenia continued to violate the ICERD, preventing the return of Azerbaijani IDPs to their homes by mining previously occupied territories and refusing to provide minefield maps Azerbaijan We will provide justice under international law in relation to gross violation by Armenia of the Convention ” – she said