Number of children repatriated from Syria, Iraq, and Turkiye announced

Sabina Aliyeva

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# 28 February 2022 12:09 (UTC +04:00)

As a result of measures conducted by Azerbaijani government, the repatriation of 20 Azerbaijani citizens, including 14 children kept in Amerna camp in the Syrian city of Cerabus has been implemented, this has been reflected in the report of the Commissioner for Human Rights (Ombudsman) of the Republic of Azerbaijan for 2021, which will be discussed in the Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights on March 1, APA reports.

It was noted that then 4 children kept in Iskenderun orphanage of Hatay province of the Republic of Turkey, 38 children, citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan detained in penitentiaries and orphanages of the Republic of Iraq, as well as the return of 12 more people detained in the Amerna camp in the Syrian city of Cerabus, including 8 children has been ensured.