Small park in Cyprus dedicated to martyrs of 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh War


A small park in Cyprus has been dedicated to the martyrs of the Turkish-sponsored Azerbaijani invasion of the historically Armenian territory of Artsakh (Nagorno-Karabakh).

The Eleni Theocharous-led Solidarity Movement political party and the Mayor of Strovolos, Andreas Papacharalambous, along with members of the Armenian community in Cyprus, inaugurated the park yesterday.

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In a Twitter post written in Armenian, Theocharous said "we planted trees in memory of the Armenian heroes who were martyred on the way to the Artsakh struggle."

In a video message that was accompanied with photos of trees being planted, Theocharous said "we will never forget" those who gave their lives "so others can have freedom."

On September 27, Azerbaijan, alongside Syrian mercenaries and Turkish special forces, began a brutal campaign to capture the historically Armenian region of Artsakh.

As a result of the invasions success to capture or assume control over the majority of Artsakh, over 4,500 Armenians were killed and a further 11,000 wounded.

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