“Remains of only 120 out of 3,890 missing people were handed over to Azerbaijan,” Military Prosecutor, Deputy Prosecutor General of Azerbaijan Khanlar Valiyev said as he addressed the international conference on "Increasing national and global efforts to clarify the fate of missing persons”, APA reports.
“Over the last period, the remains of 508 people were removed from the mass graves discovered with the involvement of ANAMA, Ministry of Emergency Situations, ICRC and other institutions,” Khanlar Valiyev noted.
The military prosecutor noted that during large-scale construction works in the liberated areas, the body remains of at least 98 people were discovered and a comprehensive investigation is underway. "The remains of 183 people who were buried without identification were found in the cities and regions of the republic."
Khanlar Valiyev noted that 10,805 biological samples were taken from the family members of 3,492 people who went missing during the First Garabagh War.
The military prosecutor also pointed out that there are areas in Armenia where the remains of those missing in the First Garabagh War were buried: "But today, the Armenian side avoids giving the coordinates of those places. "The remains of only 120 out of 3,890 missing people were handed over to Azerbaijan by Armenia,” Khanlar Valiyev added.