Georgian Ombudsman Expressed Gratitude to Azeri Colleague for Assistance in Releasing Georgian Citizens

Society Materials 29 December 2006 15:14 (UTC +04:00)

The citizen of Georgia, who was detained during the religious sect of Jehovah Witnesses in Baku, was released. The participants of the meeting also included the citizens of Georgia, Manchur Tsimintiya and Giorgi Gogichaishvili, who were also detained by the Azerbaijani law-enforcement bodies, Trend reports with reference to the Ombudsman Apparat of Georgia.

The detained persons were delivered to the police, and then to the migration service. Several minutes before his detention, Tsimintiya phoned to Popular Protector of Georgia, Sozaru Subari. After Subari's interference through his Azerbaijani colleagues, Tsimintiya was released next day. Other citizen of Georgia, Giorgi Gogichaishvili, will also be released. The Georgian Ombudsman expressed his gratitude to the Azerbaijani Embassy in Georgia and his Azerbaijani colleague Elmira Suleymanova for assistance.