10 trucks carrying goods belonging to Azerbaijani companies hijacked in Ukraine
APA Azeri Press Agency

10 trucks carrying goods belonging to Azerbaijani companies hijacked in Ukraine

[ 18 March 2017 17:25 ]

Three trucks loaded with goods belonging to “Veysəloğlu” and other companies have been hijacked en route from Ukraine to Azerbaijan.

Chairman of the Congress of Azerbaijanis of Ukraine’s Ivano-Frankivsk oblast Matlab Najafov told APA that one of the trucks was loaded with over 20 tons of meat, the other more than 20 tons of oil, an the third with various food products.

 

Najafov said that one of the trucks was loaded in Starokonstantinovsk district of Khmelnytsk oblast and the other in Pryluky city of Chernihiv oblast. “The trucks passed customs inspection. However, the contact with the drivers suddenly lost and it is already three weeks that there is no news from them. The police and security agencies have been appealed in this regard”, he said.

 

Najafov presented APA the photos of passports and driver's licenses of the hijacked truck’s drivers.

 

He stressed that recently such cases have increased.

 

Ilham Mammadov, an official of the Veysəloğlu Group of Companies confirmed the fact to APA. He said that a truck transporting food products to Azerbaijan which belong to the company was hijacked in Ukraine. “Relevant authorities have been appealed in this regard”, he added.

 

Until now, 10 trucks carrying goods belonging to various Azerbaijani companies have been hijacked, APA reports.

 

Azerbaijani Ambassadot to Ukraine Azer Khudiyev told APA he had no information on this issue.