ICRC representatives visit Armenian national detained by Azerbaijani authorities

# 09:00
3 July 2017

The visit was conducted in accordance with the ICRC's standard procedures, Ilaha Huseynova, head of the Communication Department of the ICRC Azerbaijan Delegation told APA.


A reconnaissance and sabotage group of the Armenian Armed Forces attempted to cross the line of defense of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces on the contact line between the two countries’ troops on June 20 evening, the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry reported on June 21.


As a result of the timely measures taken by the Azerbaijani army, the Armenian reconnaissance and sabotage group suffered losses and had to retreat. One member of the Armenian reconnaissance and sabotage group Zaver Hovanis Karapetyan, born in 1974, was captured by the Azerbaijani armed forces.