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Azerbaijan hands over several prisoners to Iran

Society 19 January 2022 14:04
Azerbaijan hands over several prisoners to Iran

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Jan. 19

By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:

Azerbaijan extradited 21 prisoners to Iran, Iranian Deputy Minister of Justice for Human Rights and International Affairs, Fattah Ahmadi said, Trend reports.

According to Fattah Ahmadi, there were three women among the extradited prisoners.

The deputy minister noted that the process of transferring prisoners was carried out through the implementation of the extradition agreement between Iran and Azerbaijan.

"Most of the Iranian prisoners in Azerbaijan were convicted in relation to drug trafficking," Ahmadi stated.

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