Cause of non-adjudication of Khojaly genocide case at International Criminal Court clarified
- 26 February 2020
“There are criminal cases initiated against both Serzh Sargsyan and Robert Kocharyan regarding the acts of violence and crimes committed against the Azerbaijani population in Nagorno Garabagh during 1988-1992”, said in a statement Emil Taghiyev, head of Special investigation department of the Military Prosecutor’s Office, APA reports.
E. Taghiyev said appeals have been submitted to Interpol about 39 persons regarding Khojaly genocide: “None of those persons have been detained so far. I can answer this question by saying that the works in this area are being continued”.
And Leyla Abdullayeva head of press service of Minister of Foreign Affairs lending clarity to non-adjudication of Khojaly genocide case at the International Criminal Court noted that Khojaly tragedy took place in 1992, and the International Criminal Court was established in 2002: “So far neither Azerbaijan, nor Armenia accept jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court. That is why the criminal case against those persons regarding Khojaly genocide has been opened only at the national scale”.