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Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.16
During the court session held Dec.16, the prosecutor requested 7 years imprisonment for Rauf Mirkadirov, correspondent for Azerbaijan's Zerkalo newspaper, his lawyer Fuad Aghayev told Trend.
The judicial investigation carried out by Azerbaijan's Ministry of National Security into the case of Mirkadirov has been completed.
The last court session on this case was held behind closed doors under the chairmanship of judge Alisultan Osmanov.
Earlier, the Prosecutor General's Office said that Rauf Mirkadirov was detained on April 19, 2014 in Turkey and was deported to Azerbaijan.
He was detained on suspicion of cooperation with Armenian intelligence services since April 2008 and holding repeated meetings in Armenia, Georgia and Turkey, informing about the situation in socio-political and military spheres of the country, providing photos and schemes, as well as revealing the state secret under their instructions.
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