News release

Body of Azerbaijani citizen handed over

The body of an Azerbaijani citizen killed in July was handed over to the Azerbaijani government today in an operation facilitated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The handover took place near the village of Bash Garvand in the Agdam district located on the Line of Contact.

On the basis of its mandate under the Geneva Conventions, the ICRC has been working in the region since 1992 in connection with the Nagorny Karabakh conflict.

For further information, please contact:
Ilaha Huseynova, ICRC Baku, tel: +99450 316 00 24
Eteri Musayelyan, ICRC Mission in Nagorny Karabakh, tel: +374 47 943740
Anastasia Isyuk, ICRC Geneva, tel: +41 22 730 30 23 or +41 79 251 93 02