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25 January, Monday


Red Cross to undertake needed steps towards captured Azerbaijani soldiers

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Commissioner for Human Rights of Azerbaijan (Ombudsman) Sabina Aliyeva held a video meeting with Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Ariane Bauer, Eurasia Diary reports citing Trend.

During the meeting, Aliyeva provided Bauer with information on the video facts of torture and ill-treatment of Azerbaijani soldiers captured by the Armenian Armed Forces, spread on social networks based on real footage.

According to the ombudsman, it was not possible to obtain any information about the further fate of the soldiers shown in the above video.

She ensured the participation of family members of two captured military servicemen Amin Musayev and Bayram Karimov in the meeting. They appealed to the ICRC’s head in connection with ensuring the rights of their captive children and returning them to the country.

Aliyeva pointed out that she has kept the issue related to the capture of Azerbaijani soldiers by the Armenian side in the focus since the first day, and constantly sent appeals to the relevant international organizations.

Bauer said that within the framework of her mandate, she will take the necessary steps on the issues raised at the meeting.

Following over a month of military action to liberate its territories from Armenian occupation, Azerbaijan has pushed Armenia to sign the surrender document. A joint statement on the matter was made by the Azerbaijani president, Armenia's PM, and the president of Russia.

 

 

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