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Azeri ombudsman appealed the international organizations for the purpose of discharging our 3 soldiers being held in captivity

06 May 2005 [14:47] - TODAY.AZ
The Commissioner of Human Rights Elmira Suleymanova addressed a letter to the president of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) Yakob Kellenberg, representations in Azerbaijan and Armenia of this organization, and to the Commissioner for Human Rights of Council of Europe Alvaro-Hil Robles for discharging the soldiers of the Azerbaijan Armed Forces Hikmet Taghiyev, Khayal Abdullayev and Ruslan Bashirov captivated by Armenians on February 15.
According to the information given to APA from the Ombudsman's Office, E.Suleymanova dealt with the aggressive politics of Armenia and its results on Azerbaijan. E.Suleymanova resembled that according to the official information about 500 Azerbaijanis are captivated by Armenians and stated that Armenia often breaks the ceasefire.

The ombudsman also showed in her appeal that the Commission of Human Rights of Armenia informed that as if the Armenian soldier Z.Tamanyan was arrested on the grounds of sanction of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Defense, however the Ministries of Defense and the National Security disproved this information. She noted that Armenia spreads disinformation systematically.

The ombudsman requested the leaders of the international organizations to enjoy their privileges for the purpose of restoring the rights of the 3 Azerbaijani prisoners and to help their returning back.


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