Kamran Aliyev, Prosecutor General of the Republic of Azerbaijan, officially addressed Igor Krasnov, Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation, and asked to take legal measures against individuals and organizations that openly incite to commit crimes regarding the recent military attack by the Armenian Armed Forces against Azerbaijan.

As reported earlier, statements of Ara Abramyan, President of the Union of Armenians in Russia, and Semyon Bagdasarov, Chairman of the Center for the Study of the Middle East and Central Asia, against the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as open calls to propagate terrorism were published in a number of the Russian media and social networks.

In response to an official letter dated October 1st, 2020, the Prosecutor General of the Russian Federation noted the inadmissibility of open calls to commit illegal actions in any country, as well as incitement of interethnic hatred and enmity in the media. The importance of giving an objective legal assessment to such cases was emphasized.

He also stated his position on the settlement of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict within the framework of international humanitarian law in compliance with the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council.

Igor Krasnov expressed hope for the further development of cooperation with the Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Azerbaijan.