Ukrainian Foreign Ministry: Illegal trips to Azerbaijan's occupied territories can result in criminal liability

Ukrainian Foreign Ministry: Illegal trips to Azerbaijan's occupied territories can result in criminal liability
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  • calendar-gray 28 September 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine recommends Ukrainian citizens to follow the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Georgia when they decide to visit Nagorno-Karabakh, Abkhazia and Tskhinvali / South Ossetia and surrounding areas, APA reports quoting the official website of the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry.

In connection with repeated requests of the partner countries, the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs posted information about the rules of entry and exit of Ukrainian citizens to foreign countries.

This includes, in particular, the rules of entry into the occupied territories and surrounding areas of Nagorno-Karabakh (the Republic of Azerbaijan), as well as the entry into Abkhazia and Tskhinvali / South Ossetia (Georgia).

It is noted that Ukraine supports the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Georgia within the internationally recognized borders.

Violations of this law can lead to administrative and criminal liability.

Kənan Hacıyev

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