President of the European Council Charles Michel has welcomed the release of five Armenian prisoners of war by Azerbaijan.
“Welcome release by Baku of five more Armenian detainees, following 31/8 discussions in Brussels. That handover is taking place bilaterally is a first – and to both Azerbaijan and Armenia credit,” Michel said in a Twitter post. .
“Addressing all outstanding humanitarian issues is a key priority,” he added.
Azerbaijan returned five Armenian prisoners of war to the Armenian side late on Thursday.