Elman Abdullayev: “Our Embassy is investigating whether those supposedly fighting in Syria are Azerbaijanis or not”

Elman Abdullayev: “Our Embassy is investigating whether those supposedly fighting in Syria are Azerbaijanis or not”
# 23 July 2013 15:33 (UTC +04:00)

Baku. Shamil Alibeyli – APA. “The situation in Syria remains tense. Thus Azerbaijani diplomatic mission in Damascus has suspended its operation and continues functioning in Beirut. The Embassy is investigating whether those supposedly fighting in Syria are Azerbaijanis or not,” said Spokesman for the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Elman Abdullayev commenting on the reports about the death of one more Azerbaijani citizen fighting among Syrian opposition forces, APA reports.


He said that while leaving the country, Azerbaijani Embassy took measures to evacuate from Syria the Azerbaijani citizens registered at the consular department: “As the Azerbaijani citizens registered at the consular department were evacuated from Syria, the diplomatic mission also left the country. The situation in Syria is tense, so it is hard to learn the state of separate persons.”

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