IN Azerbaijan On September 28, a citizen of the Republic of Armenia was taken into custody Ruben Vardonyan, former “minister of state” of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh. On the identical day, the so-called “Ex-Minister of International Affairs” Artsakh David Babayan introduced his choice to give up voluntarily to the Azerbaijani authorities.
Vardanyan is accused of violating three articles of the Felony Code, Media.az reviews. A safety measure within the type of arrest for 4 months he was chosen by the Sabail District Courtroom of Baku (to observe the video, comply with the web page to the top).
Vardanyan was detained on September 27 on the Lachin checkpoint whereas making an attempt to go away for the territory of Armenia.
The case introduced in opposition to him considerations articles 214-1 (financing of terrorism), 279.3 (creation of armed formations or teams not supplied for by the laws of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in addition to participation of their creation and actions) and 318.1 (crossing the protected state border of the Republic of Azerbaijan with out established paperwork or exterior the state border checkpoint).
Babayan is the previous “head of the International Ministry” of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, in addition to an adviser to the “president” of the so-called. republics. On September 28, he reported on Telegram and Fb that Baku appears to be by itself.
“You all know that I’m included within the black listing of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijani aspect demanded my arrival in Baku for an applicable investigation. I made a decision to go away Khankendi for Shusha in the present day,” he mentioned.
Based on Babayan, though it will trigger “ache, nervousness and stress” to his family members, he’s assured that he shall be understood.
“My failure to seem, and even worse, flight, will trigger critical hurt to our long-suffering folks, to many individuals, and I, as an sincere individual, onerous employee, patriot and Christian, can not enable this“, he mentioned.
As GLOBAL HAPPENINGS wroteOn September 28, 2023, within the unrecognized “Artsas” (Nagorno-Karabakh), a decree was signed based on which, from January 1, 2024, the “republic” will stop to exist.