The body of Azerbaijani soldier Bahruz Jalilbayli, who left the place of service at his own will after committing a military crime, was handed over to the Azerbaijani side on November 28, APA has learned.
The Azerbaijani soldier’s body was returned thanks to the measures taken by Azerbaijan’s State Commission for Prisoners of War, Hostages and Missing Persons and the Ministry of Defense through the mediation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).
Representatives of the ICRC and relevant state bodies of Azerbaijan participated in the handover process.
Ilaha Huseynova, head of the Communication Department of the ICRC Azerbaijan Delegation, told APA that through the mediation of the organization she represents the body believed to be of an Azerbaijani serviceman was handed over to Azerbaijan by Armenia.
Soldier Jalilbayli was drafted from Sadarak district on January 5 this year.