PROSECUTED AZERBAIJANI SOLDIER DOES NOT CONSIDER HIMSELF GUILTY
TREND News Agency, Azerbaijan
June 15 2007
Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. K.Zarbaliyeva / The preparation hearing
of Eldaniz Nuriyev, charged with treason, was presided over by Judge
Mammadbagir Zeynalov in the Azerbaijani Court of Grave Crimes on
During the closed hearing, Nuriyev testified and did not confess to
Nuriyev is charged with changing shifts of guards, desertion and
treason. Nuriyev was called up to military service from the Fizuli
region Armed Commissariat.
After five months, Nuriyev left the Fizuli region N Military Department
without permission and was taken as prisoner by Armenians.
In compliance with the bill of indictment, the soldier, who left the
Military Department, operated against Azerbaijan and divulged State
secrets to the enemy country.