Red Cross Approved Reports on Detention of Azerbaijani Citizen by Armenia

Armenian-Azerbaijani conflict Materials 3 August 2007 18:05 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. E.Huseyinov / On 3 August, International Committee of the Red Cross' representative visited the Azerbaijani citizen being detained by Armenians, who was imprisoned on 2 August in the north-east direction of the contact line of Armenian and Azerbaijani troops while he was passing to the Nagorno-Karabakh side.

The representative of the Red Cross reported that the physical and psychological state of the prisoner was examined. The results of the examination have not yet been announced. The Committee stated that the Azerbaijani Authorities has been informed about the results of visit.

The Committee noted that they also visited the other Azerbaijani man being kept in Nagorno-Karabakh.

The Armenian media has reported that twenty-three year old Aliyev Anar Arifoglu, a resident of the Tartar region of Azerbaijan was arrested on 2 August at the contact line of Armenian and Azerbaijani troops. Earlier the Armenians detained twenty-nine year old Ashraf Jafarov.