MEP calls for joint efforts to demine liberated Azerbaijani lands

  05 June 2021    Read: 271
  MEP calls for joint efforts to demine liberated Azerbaijani lands

Joint efforts are needed to demine the liberated Azerbaijani territories, Željana Zovko, a member of the European Parliament from Croatia, tweeted.

“My deep condolences to the families of the victims of the landmine explosion in Azerbaijan. Joint efforts are needed to demine the area to avoid similar incidents in the future and to ensure the security of all citizens in the region,” she wrote.

On the morning of June 4, 2021, a vehicle carrying members of the film crew hit an anti-tank mine on the road in Susuzlug village of Kalbajar region. As a result of the explosion, two members of the film crew, cameraman of Azerbaijan Television Siraj Abishov and correspondent of the Azerbaijan State News Agency Maharram Ibrahimov, as well as representative of the district executive power Arif Aliyev were killed and four people were injured.  


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