Azerbaijani MFA: Those who killed Azerbaijani serviceman on LoC will be punished

Azerbaijani MFA: Those who killed Azerbaijani serviceman on LoC will be punished
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  • calendar-gray 24 September 2019

"The meeting between the two Ministers of Foreign Affairs in New York to define the current situation on the talks over the settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, again marked by an accident and killing of the Azerbaijani serviceman on the contact line, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Azerbaijan stated, APA reports.

According to the statement, Azerbaijan by all means will follow the case and those who are involved are going to be punished.

"With regard to the meeting of the Foreign Ministers, there were just exchanges of views on the existing talks with understanding that the OSCE Minsk Group co-chairs need to expand their efforts to bring peace to the region and respect to international norms, principles and orders in the region," the statement reads.

Note that on September 22, Azerbaijani soldier Ramin Abdulrahmanov accidentally entered the area between the two sides' positions and was shot by Armenian soldiers.  Body of the serviceman of the Azerbaijani Army killed on the frontline, has been taken from neutral zone. ICRC participated in returning operations of the body of killed soldier from territory of contact line as a mediator with application and consent of sides yesterday.

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