At 17:00 on February 26, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev paid tribute to the victims of the Khojaly genocide by observing a minute of silence.

President Ilham Aliyev on Monday laid the foundation stone for the Khojaly Genocide Memorial in the city of Khojaly, met with representatives of the general public.

The head of state met with the ceremony participants.

Then, President Ilham Aliyev, accompanied by residents, inspected the ongoing construction works in the city of Khojaly.

The head of state and representatives of the general public from the Khojaly district visited the city of Khankendi.