The board of the Network of Azerbaijani Canadians met with Jacqueline O'Neill, country's ambassador for women, peace, security, and Jack Harris, a parliament member from the country's New Democratic Party.
According to Report, it was noted at the event that Armenia had occupied 20 percent of Azerbaijani lands for about 30 years.
The participants spoke about the years of deprivations of IDPs who were forced to flee their native lands. They stressed that the 44-day war, which began on September 27 last year as a result of Armenian provocation, ended with a resounding victory for Azerbaijan.
It was also noted that Azerbaijan conducted military operations within its internationally recognized borders and ensured its territorial integrity.
During the meetings, members of the Network of Azerbaijani Canadians, originally from the Karabakh region, spoke about the traces the war left in their lives and said they were looking forward to the return of the Azerbaijani people to the liberated lands.
The Network of Azerbaijani Canadians actively worked with Canadian political circles during the 44-day war. The organization has been in close contact with members of the Canadian parliament and senators, members of the provincial parliament, and local government officials on concern to Azerbaijanis living in this country. The network also organized intensive meetings in this direction. It intends to continue this work in the coming period and convey the Azerbaijani community's views to Canadian politicians and government agencies.
The Network of Azerbaijani Canadians was estrabilished by a number of community organizations and individuals with the purpose of representing the interests of Azerbaijanis living in Canada.