Azerbaijani citizens to be sentenced for corruption crimes outside country
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 24 / Trend M. Aliyev /
Azerbaijani citizens who have committed acts of corruption outside the country will be prosecuted under the Azerbaijani Criminal Code unless they are convicted in a foreign country.
These changes and additions to the Criminal Code were adopted at an extraordinary session of the Azerbaijani Parliament on Friday.
According to the changes, if Azerbaijani citizens and individuals living in Azerbaijan without citizenship, who have not been convicted in a foreign country for corruption, will be prosecuted under the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.
If foreigners and stateless people who have not been convicted in foreign countries for crimes committed outside Azerbaijan with the participation of Azerbaijani citizens, who are officials of international organizations, members of international parliamentary assemblies, judges or employees of international courts, they will be prosecuted under the Azerbaijani Criminal Code.