On Thursday Rino Harnish, the U.S. Ambassador to Azerbaijan, expressed condolences to the family of the well-known Azerbaijani journalist Elmar Husseynov, who was killed a year ago. Harnish stated that Husseynov was a courageous and talented journalist, an outspoken voice for democracy in Azerbaijan, Trend reports referring to a news release by the U.S. embassy in Baku. Harnish urged the Azerbaijani government to continue and accelerate the investigation of Husseynovs murder and bring his killer or killers to justice.
Maurucio Pavesi, the head of the OSCE Baku Office, also addressed to the Azerbaijani leadership with call to speed up appropriate measures in order to bring the people, involved in Husseynovs murder, to trial, ANS TV channel reports.