Foreign Ministries of France and Canada on their official Twitter pages shared that the release of 3 Armenian detainees by Azerbaijan is considered a positive step and appealed for the release of other Armenian detainees, Head of the Press Service Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan Leyla Abdullayeva said, responding to calls of the Foreign Ministries of France and Canada for the release of Armenian detainees.

“We would like to remind that this is not the first time that Azerbaijan shows humanism; our country even handed over Armenian captives to the other side during the military operations,” Leyla Abdullayeva said.

Report informs that according to the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, after the cessation of hostilities, more than 70 Armenian detainees were returned to the other side.