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Azerbaijan Sent A Note To Kazakhstan In Connection With The Incident In The Caspian Sea

Azerbaijan Sent A Note To Kazakhstan In Connection With The Incident In The Caspian Sea

The Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry handed a note to the Ambassador of Kazakhstan in connection with the incident in the Caspian sea, in which one citizen of the Republic was killed and two were injured, according to the press service of the institution.

"On May 2, Kazakhstan's Ambassador to Baku Serzhan Abdykarimov was invited to the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry by Deputy Minister Khalaf Khalafov. During the meeting, the Azerbaijani side expressed serious concern about the use of weapons by the coast guard officers of the Border Service of the national security Committee of Kazakhstan in the detention of Azerbaijani citizens G. Ibragimov, E. Nuriev, E. Akhmedov and sh. Novruzov, as a result of which one person was killed and two people, were injured, and he was handed a corresponding note by the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry," the message reads.

During the meeting, Khalafov noted that the use of firearms, which resulted in the death of a person, "does not correspond to the mechanism of cooperation between the border services of the two countries, the existing spirit of friendship and brotherhood between Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan." He addressed a request to the Kazakh side for a comprehensive study of the circumstances of the incident and informing about the results of the investigation, as well as the early transfer of the body of the deceased.

In turn, Abdykarimov expressed deep regret over the death of a person. He noted that he will convey the note and concern of the Azerbaijani state to his country, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

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