Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. К.Zarbaliyeva / The Armenian military has taken prisoner of an Azerbaijani citizen.
The Armenian military captured Masim Binnatov, 33, a resident of Shikhli village in the Gazakh region of Azerbaijan on 5 November, the State Commission on Work with Captured and Missing reported.
An Azerbaijani representative of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) reported that the ICRC Armenian officials had met with Binnatov.
The State Committee has been investigating the incident. The Committee undertakes measures to release and return captive prisoners.
Another captive, Samir Mammadov spent his military service in a Military Unit in the Gazakh District of Azerbaijan bordering Armenia. He was taken prisoner by Armenians on December 23, 2006, at a distance of 15 km from his military unit on the border between Gazakh and the Ijevan District of Armenia. Neither weapons nor ammunition was found on him. The Azerbaijani soldier has been kept in Yerevan to this date.