Heads of 9 political factions representing the Israeli Parliament, the Knesset, have appealed to the Chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament, Milli Majlis, Oktay Asadov and the head of the Azerbaijani-Israeli Friendship Group, the Israeli embassy in Baku told Trend.
August 14th, the Knesset were visited by the families of the three kidnapped Israeli soldiers Gilad Shalit who was kidnapped on June 25th by Hamas and presumably held in the Gaza Strip, Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser who were kidnapped in a cross-border raid conducted by Hizbullah in the north of Israel on July 12th. These two soldiers are presumably held by Hizbullah in Lebanon.
The three missing soldiers are being held secretly no information being given regarding their whereabouts or state of health. Hizbullah and Hamas have deliberately denied any access to the kidnapped soldiers or visits by international organizations and have shown total disregard for their humanitarian rights.
Appeal was given on 18 August to the Chairman of the Azerbaijani Parliament and Head of the Friendship Group, Evda Abramov. Israeli MP appealed to Azerbaijan on the strength of the friendly ties existing between the two Countries.