Ikram Shirinov, an Azerbaijan lawyer, informed Trend that two representatives of Azerbaijan вЂ" the Chairman of the Azerbaijan Collegium of Lawyers, Azer Taghiyev, and him, are expected to depart for Hungary on February 17-18, 2007 to participate as representatives in the meeting of the Court of Appeal on considering the Court live imprisonment verdict to Azerbaijan officer, Ramil Safarov, to be held in Budapest on February 22. 2007.
The Azerbaijan officer was accused of murdering an Armenian officer, Gurgen Markaryan. Representative of the Azerbaijan party, Elmar Karimov will not be able to take part in the forthcoming meeting due to his health condition. The Azerbaijan representatives will meet Mr. Safarov and his Hungarian lawyers вЂ" George Madjar and Clara Fischer. The defense of the Azerbaijan officer insists on changing the court decision and to return the case to reconsideration. As to the Azerbaijan soldier, on February 14, he was sent to the Court to learn the materials of his case.
A lawyer Nazeli Vardanyan and the Director of the Museum of Institute of the Armenian Genocide of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia are reported to represent the Armenian party in the forthcoming meeting. Judge Piroshka Carpati will preside the forthcoming judicial meeting.