Iraq MFA: 112 more children from ISIS families sent to Azerbaijan
- 13 March 2020
112 more Azerbaijani children in Iraq have been sent to Azerbaijan, spokesman of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Iraq Ahmad Al Sahaf said, APA reports.
“112 Azerbaijani children who were with their mothers that were sentenced to prison by the Iraqi judiciary for their affiliation with ISIS were extradited to Azerbaijan. The deportation took place in the presence of a representative of the Supreme Judicial Council, representatives of the Azerbaijani Embassy, and a representative from the Protocol Department of MFA of Iraq,” Al Sahaf said.
The official of Iraq MFA said that with the deportation of this group of children, the total number reaches 940 children of different nationalities, of whom 248 are Azerbaijani children.
He said that they regularly cooperate with Azerbaijani MFA and Embassy of Azerbaijan to Iraq.
Remind that during the past years Azerbaijani children in Iraq and Syria have been brought to Azerbaijan by relevant Working Group of Azerbaijan.