ICRC reps visit two suspected Armenian saboteurs detained by Azerbaijan

    SOCIETY  08 June 2023 - 13:56

    On June 7, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) representatives visited two Armenian citizens whom Azerbaijan has recently detained.

    Ilaha Huseynova, head of the public relations department of the ICRC's Azerbaijani representative office, told APA that one-on-one meetings were held with them, and they were given an opportunity to communicate with their families through a Letter from the Red Cross.

    During its visits, the ICRC evaluates the treatment of detainees and the conditions of their detention in accordance with its mandate and promotes the restoration or continuation of their contact with their families. Comments and recommendations regarding visits are only communicated to the detained party in accordance with ICRC procedures.

    In late May, Azerbaijan detained two Armenian soldiers on charges of crossing the border into Azerbaijan to mount sabotage operations.

    On 26 May, Azerbaijan’s State Border Service announced that they had detained two Armenian servicemen, Harut Hovagimyan and Karen Ghazaryan, in Azerbaijan’s liberated southwestern district of Zangilan.

    The border service stated that the two soldiers were members of a larger sabotage group whose other members were able to avoid capture by taking advantage of the local terrain.

    The following day, the state border service and the General Prosecutor’s Office stated that Hovagimyan and Ghazaryan were charged with illegal smuggling of arms and ammunition, illegal possession of weapons, terrorism, participating in actions aimed at inciting national enmity, and illegal border-crossing.

    The two Azerbaijani soldiers were detained a week apart and stand accused of illegally crossing into Armenia.

     

    Caliber.Az

    Subscribe to our Telegram channel


Read also

Azerbaijani border guards intercept marijuana smugglers

18 July 2024 - 13:54

Azerbaijan grants visa-free travel to Chinese citizens for three visits annually

16 July 2024 - 15:33

Azerbaijan to launch COP29 Initiative Grant Competition for NGOs

15 July 2024 - 19:50

Azerbaijan gears up for COP29 with NGO-driven initiatives

15 July 2024 - 20:48

Azerbaijan announces grant competition on COP29 international initiatives for NGOs

15 July 2024 - 16:35

Azerbaijan thwarts large drug trafficking operation

14 July 2024 - 15:20
ADVERTS
Video
Latest news

    Trump urges Democrats to drop charges after recounting assassination attempt

    19 July 2024 - 15:50

    Türkiye set to host upcoming "3+3" foreign ministers meeting

    19 July 2024 - 15:38

    Trump's pick of JD Vance as running mate should alarm Europe

    Opinion by The Telegraph

    19 July 2024 - 15:27

    Envoy: UAE may join Gaza stabilisation mission

    19 July 2024 - 15:15

    China’s increasing footprint in Central Asia

    Stepping up military

    19 July 2024 - 15:06

    COP29: The crucial test for global climate action

    Bulgarian media examine upcoming summit's impact

    19 July 2024 - 15:03

    Turkish MP: Zangezur corridor vital for regional countries and China

    19 July 2024 - 14:51

    Azerbaijan-Slovenia ties get gas boost: New pipeline, green energy on horizon

    Caliber.Az review

    19 July 2024 - 14:43

    Olympics set to be Macron’s final humiliation

    Article by The Daily Telegraph

    19 July 2024 - 14:38

    UK’s embassy shares photo of King Charles III, Azerbaijani leader

    19 July 2024 - 14:26

    Palestinian leader to meet with Russian counterpart soon

    19 July 2024 - 14:14

    Iranian police officer killed in terrorist attack in Saravan

    19 July 2024 - 14:02

    US leader’s advisers discuss potential exit strategy amid growing concerns

    19 July 2024 - 13:50

    Two oil tankers blaze near Singapore, rescue efforts underway

    19 July 2024 - 13:38

    Germany implements border controls with France ahead of Paris Olympics

    19 July 2024 - 13:26

    Human rights lawyers demand suspension of Israel from FIFA for violations

    19 July 2024 - 13:14

    Armenian-French alliance vs London’s goodwill

    Peace talks tanked?

    19 July 2024 - 13:06

    US military destroys Houthi missiles and drones in Yemen

    19 July 2024 - 13:02

    Major Microsoft IT outage disrupts airports, airlines, and businesses worldwide

    19 July 2024 - 12:54

    Serbian president reaffirms commitment to EU membership and European partnership

    19 July 2024 - 12:50

    Zelenskyy urges global pressure on Russia for diplomatic resolution to Ukraine conflict

    19 July 2024 - 12:38

    Pashinyan harms peace process by refusing to meet Azerbaijani president at UK summit

    What's next?

    19 July 2024 - 12:26

    Hungarian PM calls for renewed diplomacy with Russia to address Ukraine conflict

    19 July 2024 - 12:14

    Two dead in An-2 aircraft crash in Armenia

    19 July 2024 - 12:02

    Israel weighs transfer of Rafah crossing control to EU, Palestinians

    19 July 2024 - 11:50

    German, Spanish, French air forces conduct joint drills with Japan

    19 July 2024 - 11:38

    Georgian opposition set to reject legitimacy of upcoming parliamentary polls

    19 July 2024 - 11:26

    Zelenskyy questions Trump’s insight on Ukraine crisis, anticipates "hard" collaboration

    19 July 2024 - 11:14

    Western Azerbaijani Community slams revanchist sentiments in Armenian army

    19 July 2024 - 11:02

    Moscow says Russia plans to open general consulate in Armenia

    19 July 2024 - 10:51

    Houthi spokesman vows more attacks after Tel Aviv drone strike

    PHOTO

    19 July 2024 - 10:45

    White House: Türkiye-Syria relations under US scrutiny

    19 July 2024 - 10:40

    Drone attack on Tel Aviv claims one life, injures ten

    19 July 2024 - 10:30

    COP29 president-designate sends official letters to conference countries

    19 July 2024 - 10:18

    American columnist labels Armenian PM as tool of US in fighting Russia

    19 July 2024 - 10:07

    Azerbaijani, Finnish leaders mull bilateral ties, peace agenda, and energy security

    PHOTO

    19 July 2024 - 09:57

    President Aliyev, Czech PM discuss strengthening strategic ties at meeting in Oxford

    PHOTO

    19 July 2024 - 09:47

    Aliyev-Michel meeting shatters Armenian hopes for renewed mediation

    19 July 2024 - 09:38

    Azerbaijan condemns French President Macron's remarks at European Summit

    19 July 2024 - 09:27

    President Aliyev discusses doubling gas supplies to Europe by 2027

    At European Political Community summit / PHOTO

    19 July 2024 - 09:16

All news