Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis Appeal to Various Organizations to Prevent Deportation of Azerbaijanis

Society Materials 10 April 2007 20:21 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku / corr. Trend S.Ilhamgizi / The Chairman of the Moscow Department of the Russian Congress of Azerbaijanis (RCA), Ilgar Hajiyev, said that the RCA has appealed to the Immigration Department and local courts to prevent the expelling of Azerbaijanis who reside in Russia without registration.

According to him, the office established to provide legal assistance to Azerbaijanis residing in Russia receives nearly five appeals per day. Hajiyev said that most of those who appeal to the office have received warnings from the police. He stressed that after three warnings, the passport of those citizens was stamped a seal banning their entry to Russia over the next five years.

"The RCA has appealed to the relevant bodies of Russia to prevent the deportation of Azerbaijanis," Hajiyev said.