First Israeli MP of Azerbaijani origin will arrive in Baku soon, Trend reports quoting Arthur Lenk, the Israeli Ambassador to Azerbaijan, as saying at a meeting with the students of the Khazar University on Thursday.
According to Lenk, Joseph Shagal was elected to the Israeli Knesset [Parliament] as a result of the 28 March 2006 parliamentary elections.
Shagal is a mountain Jewish lived in Baku and removed to Israel after collapse of USSR. The deputy ran for the parliamentary elections from Israel -Our Home Party. Earlier he worked journalist at 9th channel of the Israeli TV, Lenk stressed.