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Israel positively assesses pardoning of Alexander Lapshin - embassy




(MENAFN - Trend News Agency ) Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept.11

By Leman Zeynalova – Trend:

Israel positively assesses the decision of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to pardon Alexander Lapshin, embassy of Israel told Trend Sept.11.

'As we have mentioned before, Israel supports the peaceful settlement of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, the efforts of the OSCE Minsk Group and recognizes Azerbaijan's territorial integrity,' said the embassy.

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev signed an order to pardon Israeli citizen Alexander Lapshin Sept. 11.

According to the order, 41-year-old Lapshin, who has been sentenced to three years in prison upon the Baku Grave Crimes Court's decision dated July 20, 2017, is to be released.

The order comes into force from the date of signing.

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Israel positively assesses pardoning of Alexander Lapshin - embassy

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