Azerbaijan removes Swiss Kuhner Foundation members from blacklist

Tue 15 Oct 2019 07:25 GMT | 11:25 Local Time

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Swiss Kuhner Foundation addressed letter to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and asked for removal of the names of the head of Foundation Laura Kuhner (Switzerland), its members Tim Bürgin (Germany) and Gifty Dwamena (Switzerland) from the "List of foreign citizens illegally visited the occupied territories of the Republic of Azerbaijan", the ministry told News.Az.

In its letter Kuhner Foundation emphasized its respect to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders, as well as to the rules and regulations in force in the territory of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Kuhner Foundation also underlined in its appeal that members of the Foundation were unaware of the consequences of the visit.

The appeal by Kuhner Foundation was considered and the decision was made to remove the names from the mentioned list.




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