European Court Negotiates with Armenia regarding Appeal by Displaced Persons
Azerbaijan, Baku / Тrend corr K. Zarbaliyeva / The European Court has undertaken the execution of the appeals by the persons displaced from Azerbaijani occupied territories, Azerbaijani Representative at the European Court, Chingiz Askarov, has reported.
According to Askarov, the persons displaced from Lachin region and another five people has lodged complaints against Armenia. " Armenia has informed the European Court of its position and Azerbaijani Government has voiced its willingness to participate as a third interested side. We have get familiar with the documents submitted to us and will voice our decision," Askarov noted.
He reported that 600 analogue appeals were submitted by Azerbaijani displaced citizens within 2006-2007. "The Court will view these appeals at first and follow the decision as a pilot one. Other appeals will be considered in the analogue order," he cleared up.
According to Askarov, Azerbaijani Government is aware of the numerous appeals lodged by Azerbaijani citizens against foreign countries. The government will display its position on each of the cases separately. "The point is that the rights of Azerbaijani citizens are infringed. The Government will not let it pass. The European Court has been informed and I believe the breakings of law will be proved and Armenia will be made answerable." Askarov said.
The Representative is not aware of the appeals lodged by Azerbaijanis that escaped from Armenia and believes they have to appeal to the European Court as well due to infringement of rights.