Blogger Lapshin’s spouse requests help from Israeli PM
Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. 13
By Elmira Tariverdiyeva – Trend:
Ekaterina, the spouse of blogger Alexander Lapshin, who illegally visited Azerbaijani lands occupied by Armenia, has appealed to Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu for help in Lapshin’s case.
Lapshin, a citizen of several countries, including Israel, is accused of violating Azerbaijani laws on state border in April 2011 and October 2012.
On Jan. 17, Alexei Stuk, deputy prosecutor general of Belarus, issued a ruling on Lapshin’s extradition to Azerbaijan. Lapshin was brought to Azerbaijan on Feb. 7.