ICRC VISITS ARMENIAN FAMILY IN AZERBAIJAN
April 21 2010
Baku. Kamala Guliyeva – APA. Representatives of the International
Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) visited the Armenian family
which escaped from Armenian to Azerbaijan on January 10, 2010, ICRC
spokeswoman in Baku Gulnaz Guliyeva told APA.
She said they visited the Armenian family on April 16 and conducted
monitoring of their detention conditions. The family sent a "Red
Cross letter" to their relatives.
Armenian citizen Yegishe Petrosovich Gevorkian, 52, his wife and
three children passed to the Azerbaijani territory on January 10, 2010.
Armenia’s Defense Ministry said that Gevorkian didn’t pay attention to
the warning of Azerbaijani border guards and passed to the territory
of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan from Yeraskh region
of Armenia. Azerbaijani soldiers reportedly opened warning shot.
Armenia said Gevorkian was convicted for 8 times for robbery,
carjacking and other crimes.