European Court refuses to consider the case of Azeri saboteurs serving sentence in Karabakh

The European Court of Human Rights has refused to consider the case of Dilham Askerov and Shahbaz Guliyev, citizens of Azerbaijan serving sentence in Nagorno Karabakh, authorized representative of the Government of Azerbaijan in the European Court of Human Rights Chingiz Askerov has said, Trend reports.

Askerov added that the government of Azerbaijan has sent an inquiry to the European Court for further clarification.  He said their families had applied to the Court back in 2014.

The Azeri saboteurs crossed the NKR border in July, 2014. The third commando, Hasan Hasanov, was killed, and his body was handed over to Baku.

The actions of the subversive group left an underage resident of Karvachar region and a soldier killed and a woman wounded.

The First Instance Court of General Jurisdiction of Nagorno Karabakh  sentenced Dilham Askerov to life imprisonment, and Shahbaz Guliyev to 22 years in jail.

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