Azerbaijan SSS: Remains of 7 bodies presumably belonging to Azerbaijani citizens missing in the I Karabakh war taken over
- 13 February 2021
The search for persons missing as a result of the Armenian-Azerbaijani Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, clarification of their fate, Appropriate exhumation measures are underway in the affected areas according to the tripartite statement of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the President of the Russian Federation and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Armenia dated November 10, 2020, APA reports citing the website of State Security Service of Azerbaijan.
As a result of the measures taken by the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Missing Persons and Hostages with the participation of representatives of the Military Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Forensic Medical Expertise and Pathological Anatomy Association of the Ministry of Health and the ICRC on February 12, 2021, the remains of 7 bodies presumably belonging to the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan, who went missing during the First Karabakh War, were handed over by the Armenian side to Azerbaijan near the city of Shusha.
The bodies will be handed over to family members after the completion of urgent procedures to identify the remains.