Azerbaijan to Pass Captured Soldier to Armenia
Azerbaijan, Baku, 24 January / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / Azerbaijan will pass a captured Armenian soldier to his country on 25 January, the Armenian Defence Ministry said to ARKA on 24 January.
Armenian soldier Ambartsum Asatrian has been in captivity of Azerbaijan since 4 August 2007.
The soldier will be passed to Armenia on 25 January at 1.00pm at the both countries' troops contact line in the Ijevan-Gazakh region.
The Azerbaijani Defence Ministry refused to confirm the information to Trend.
Previously, the Azerbaijani Defence Ministry, as well as the Azerbaijani State Commission on POWs, Missing Persons and Hostages had reported that Asatrian did not want to return to Armenia and asked for an asylum in Azerbaijan.