BAKU: Azerbaijan Hands Ethnic Armenian Over To Breakaway Karabakh

AZERBAIJAN HANDS ETHNIC ARMENIAN OVER TO BREAKAWAY KARABAKH

Azeri Press Agency
Aug 19 2008
Azerbaijan

Baku, 19 August: A resident of the village of Macqala in Xocavand
District [in Azerbaijan’s breakaway Nagornyy Karabakh region], Hrant
Samvelovich Gabrielyan, born in 1981, was handed over to the opposite
[Armenian] side today [19 August], the State Commission on Prisoners
of War, Hostages and Missing Persons told APA.

Gabrielyan had been detained by an Azerbaijani woman on May 16 and
handed to Azerbaijani servicemen.

The handover took place near the village of Bas Qarvand in Agdam
District at 1430 [0930 gmt] today.

Representatives from the state commission and the Baku office of the
International Committee of the Red Cross participated in this process.

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