Seda Ghukasyan

Red Cross Will Hand Over Body of Dead Azerbaijani Soldier Once Yerevan and Baku Agree to Transfer

Zara Amatuni, Head of Communications and Prevention Programs of the International Committee of the Red Cross  Yerevan office, told Hetq that ICRC is ready to facilitate the transfer of the body of an Azerbaijani soldier found yesterday near an Armenian military position to Azerbaijan once an agreement has been reached by officials from the two sides.

Earlier, Armenia’s Ministry of Defense had contacted the ICRC office for assistance in transferring the body to Azerbaijan.

Amatuni said she could neither deny or confirm whether the ICRC office in Baku had contacted its sister office in Yerevan on the transfer.