International Criminal Court responds to appeal of a Azerbaijan Parliamentary committee on Armenia's war crimes

International Criminal Court responds to appeal of a Azerbaijan Parliamentary committee on Armenia's war crimes
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The appeal of the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights of Azerbaijan was answered by the Prosecutor's Office of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, APA reports.

Since September 27 - since the beginning of large-scale counter-offensive operations against provocations launched by the Armenian army in Nagorno-Karabakh and adjacent regions, the Milli Mejlis Human Rights Committee has repeatedly addressed appeals to the parliaments of the countries of the world, international organizations and international non-governmental organizations in order to promptly inform about the war crimes of Armenia.

These organizations include the International Criminal Court, the UN Human Rights Committee, the European Court of Human Rights, the Council of Europe Human Rights Committee, the International Committee of the Red Cross and other international human rights organizations. The appeals contained a demand to make every effort of the relevant international structures for a serious investigation of the war crimes of Armenia.

In recent days, the chairman of the Human Rights Committee of Milli Majlis Zahid Orujov has received a response letter from Mark Dillon, Director of the Information and Evidence Division of the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court, the headquarter located in Hague.
 
Confirming in the letter the receive of the document submitted by  Human Rights Committee Mr. Mark Dillon notes its inclusion in the Communication Register of the Prosecutor's Office of International Crime Court for consideration. It is stated that the document will be considered in a relevant manner in accordance with provisions of the Statute of Rome of the International Criminal Court. It is noted that after the relevant decision is made by considering the document, the chairman of the Human Rights Committee will also be informed regarding the decision.
 

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