Charles Michel welcomes release by Azerbaijan of five more Armenian detainees
September 12, 2022

Charles Michel welcomes release by Azerbaijan of five more Armenian detainees

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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