The President of the European Council Charles Michel has welcomed the release by Azerbaijani authorities of five more Armenian detainees.
Azerbaijan handed over five Armenian servicemen to Armenia on 8 September, according to agreements reached in Brussels on 31 August at a meeting between Charles Michel, Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan.
“That handover is taking place bilaterally is a first – and to both Azerbaijan and Armenia credit,” wrote Charles Michel on Twitter. “Addressing all outstanding humanitarian issues is a key priority.”
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