YEREVAN — Five more  Armenian prisoners of war have returned from Azerbaijan. The plane transporting the prisoners landed at Erebuni Airport in Yerevan on Tuesday, they were escorted by Commander of the Russian peacekeeping forces in Nagorno-Karabakh, Lieutenant-General Rustam Muradov.

Muradov told reporters that Russian peacekeepers have transported one prisoner of war to Baku and returned five prisoners of war to Yerevan, TASS reported.

Today there was another exchange of prisoners of war for the purpose of implementing the trilateral statement signed by the leaders of Russia, Azerbaijan and Armenia on November 9, 2020,” Muradov said, adding that the Russian peacekeepers will continue to help implement the trilateral agreement unwaveringly in the future as well.

Three of the five Armenian POW’s are from Armenia’s Shirak Province.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the latest updates from MassisPost.

You May Also Like

New Members of Armenian Constitutional Court Appointed

YEREVAN — The Armenian parliament elected on Tuesday three new members of…

Sarkis Hatspanian: Öcalan’s Letter Addressed to Turkish Authorities Rather Than the Armenian Nation

YEREVAN — Yesterday the jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)…

Intense Gunfire Reported on Armenia’s Border with Nakhichevan

YEREVAN — The Armenian military accused Azerbaijani forces of again opening fire…

ACA Presents a Special Screening of Intent to Destroy

GLENDALE — The Armenian Council of America presents a screening of the…