Trial of Azeri Mercenaries Begin in Baku

BAKU (Armenpress)–A local court in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku–began the trial of 13 Azeris–who are accused of participating in the Abkhazian and Chechnyan conflicts.

The defendants are accused of being mercenaries in the hostilities–and some of them are also charged with illegal arms possession.

The investigation revealed that a detachment consisting of the 13 Azeri defendants was trained in a military camp near the village of Duisi in Georgia’s Akhmeta District at the end of 2000.


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