BAKU (Itar-Tass)–Azerbaijan and Armenia have exchanged their ten nationals captured in the Karabakh conflict.
Baku radio reported Monday that the exchange was mediated by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on call from co-chairmen of the Minsk group on Nagorno-Karabakh.
Sources told Itar-Tass that Azerbaijan released–together with six Armenian POWs–a Kurd named Feliks Tamayan–who had been arrested in Azerbaijan by security services.
Allowing Tamayan’s repatriation to Armenia–Baku expects a return gesture of goodwill from Armenia.
According to the Azeri POW commission–867 Azeris are kept in Armenia. The list of their names has been presented to the ICRC and security services of Armenia.