Dunja Mijatovic notes urgent need to demine liberated territories of Azerbaijan

Dunja Mijatovic notes urgent need to demine liberated territories of Azerbaijan

© APA | CoE Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic

# 04 June 2021 18:18 (UTC +04:00)

The Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic has disseminated information regarding the death of the media representatives of Azerbaijan in the landmine explosion in Kalbajar, APA reports.

On a Twitter account, Dunja Mijatovic emphasized that there is urgent need to demine the areas affected by the conflict: "The explosion of a landmine which killed three people, including two journalists, and wounded several others in Kalbajar shows the urgent need to demine the areas affected by the conflict in Nagorno Karabakh, including through international cooperation” noted in the post.

Recall that today at about 11:00, a car with employees of TV channels and news agencies sent to the Kalbajar was blown up by an anti-tank mine in the direction of Kalbajar’s Susuzlug village. As a result, the operator of the Azerbaijan Television and Radio Broadcasting CJSC (AzTV) Siraj Abishov, an employee of the Azerbaijan Staten News Agency (AZERTAC) Maharram Ibrahimov, the deputy representative of the Mayor’s Office of the Kalbajar district in the administrative-territorial district of Susuzlug village Arif Aliyev, were killed. Four more people got injured and were hospitalized. 

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