Azerbaijani citizen Elvin Ibrahimov held captive by Armenia repatriated

21:33 | 29 June, 2019

An Azerbaijani captive held hostage by Armenia has been repatriated, Report informs citing the State Commission on Prisoner of War, Missing and Hostages.

It was noted that, according to the agreement reached by results of negotiations between the State Commission on Prisoner of War, Missing and Hostages and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), a resident of Yukhari Salahli village of Gazakh region,Ibrahimov Elvin Arif born in 29.10.1986 and citizen of the Republic of Armenia detained in Gazakh region on June 20, 2017, Karapetyan Zaven Avanesovitch, born on November 6, 1974, were repatriated on 28 June 2019 respectively.

The humanitarian process was carried out by the State Commission on Prisoners of War, Hostages and the State Border Service, mediated by the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Elvin Ibrahimov was hospitalized immediately because he was wounded by Armenian servicemen while taking hostages and repeatedly underwent surgery while being held hostage.