Azerbaijan, Baku, August 26 / Trend, I.Izzet/
Representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited an Azerbaijani soldier held captive in Armenia, head of the Public Relations Department of ICRC and Azerbaijani representation, Ilaha Huseynova told Trend on Monday.
According to her, the Azerbaijani soldier was informed about how does his family is doing. Meanwhile, he could convey a message about himself to his family.
Ten days ago during his meeting with the representative of ICRC Dragana Rankovich , First Deputy Defence Minister of Armenia David Tonoyan noted that the Azerbaijani captive Firuz Farajov wants to return home.
A soldier of the Azerbaijani Army, Firuz Farajov (born in 1992) lost his way on the border between Armenian and Azerbaijani troops in the direction of the Tovuz region and was captured by Armenian armed units.
The conflict between the two South Caucasus countries began in 1988 when Armenia made territorial claims against Azerbaijan. Armenian armed forces have occupied 20 per cent of Azerbaijan since 1992, including the Nagorno-Karabakh region and seven surrounding districts.
Azerbaijan and Armenia signed a ceasefire agreement in 1994. The co-chairs of the OSCE Minsk Group, Russia, France and the U.S. are currently holding peace negotiations.
Armenia has not yet implemented the U.N. Security Council's four resolutions on the liberation of the Nagorno-Karabakh and the surrounding regions.