"Living in the US, I always consider it my duty to convey to the Americans the whole truth about Karabakh, to use the skills acquired at the university for the benefit of our Motherland," Yasmin Bashirova, an Azerbaijani living in the United States, a participant in the 5th Congress of World Azerbaijanis in Shusha, told Report.
She noted that Azerbaijanis living in the US tried to convey the truth as actively as possible during the days of the Second Karabakh War, organized events, including those dedicated to the Khojaly tragedy.
“We talked about the history of our country. We have a man in our community who survived the Khojaly events. It was a great honor for me that 1,000 people gathered at this event and were able to hear the whole truth about Khojaly. We must not stop, continue in the same vein and tell the story of our people,” she said.
Yasmin Bashirova moved to the US at the age of 15, worked in the investment bank Goldman Sachs. She lives in San Francisco.