Azeri TV asks security ministry about Armenian visitors in Baku
ANS TV, Baku
9 Apr 04
Artur Apresyan and Roman Teryan, who fled Armenia on 7 April and came
to Azerbaijan, were on ANS TV’s “Point of View” programme [on 8
They said that the situation in Armenia had sharply deteriorated and
the human rights situation was bad. Interestingly, despite our
repeated appeals for quite a while since the handover of the uninvited
guests to the Azerbaijani National Security Ministry, we have not yet
received any official information.
That is why, we are forced to air our questions to the Azerbaijani
National Security Ministry. First, how did the two Armenians manage to
get into the area of quite an influential company [ANS TV] in the
Azerbaijani capital in broad daylight? Second, are these controversial
persons actually Armenians? Are their refugee passports genuine?
Third, if what they say is true, will official information about these
people, who possess very interesting information, be given to the
media? Finally, where are they being held now?
We must note that this incident is quite a serious one and the
Azerbaijani National Security Ministry certainly has to answer these