From the congratulatory speech of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev to the Azerbaijani people on the occasion of the Day of Solidarity of World Azerbaijanis and the New Year

31 December 2012

The present-day Armenia’s history was formed on Azerbaijani territories. We are well aware of this history. The Iravan Khanate, Zangezur, and Goycha regions – all of these are our historical lands.