Turkish FM: "Body of Farman Ismayilov brought to Gabon"

Turkish FM: "Body of Farman Ismayilov brought to Gabon"
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  • calendar-gray 25 January 2021

Body of Azerbaijani citizen Farman Ismayilov, who was killed as a result of an attack of sea pirates on "Mozart" ship of Turkish Company on Nigerian shores on January 23, has been brought to Gabon, said Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu, APA reports.

According to him, Ismayilov's body was brought by helicopter to the Gabonese capital Libreville, and the funeral was conducted in accordance with Islamic traditions.

The Foreign Minister noted that Ismayilov's body would be flown from Libreville to Turkey tomorrow by Turkish Airlines, and via Turkey to Azerbaijan.

 

Cavusoglu also noted that contacts with Azerbaijan on the issue continue.

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