U.S. State Department comments on Aylisli’s Issue

U.S. State Department comments on Aylisli’s Issue
# 13 February 2013 22:26 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. In the briefing on February 13, the U.S. State Department's spokesperson Victoria Nuland noted that they are observing closely Akram Aylisli’s issue, particularly head of the Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev’s threatening the writer, APA reports.

V. Nuland also noted that they are aware of Hafiz Hajiyev’s summoning to police department: “This is a right measure. We believe in freedom of speech and express our support to it”.

The U.S. State Department's spokesperson called Azerbaijani government to protect security of the writer.

Chairman of Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev has been summoned to the Interior Ministry, spokesman for the ministry, police Colonel Sadig Gozalov told APA.

According to him, chairman of Modern Musavat Party Hafiz Hajiyev was summoned to the Interior Ministry due to his calls on media outlets to inflict injury on writer Akram Aylisli: “He was explained the legal results of the calls inciting to crime and warned that he will bear responsibility for any illegal action as an instigator of the crime.”

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