“Hungary refuses to accept and condemns the action of Azerbaijan, which contradicts the relevant rules of international law and sharply contrasts the undertaking of the Azerbaijani side in this matter, confirmed by the Deputy Minister of Justice of the Republic of Azerbaijan, in his letter of 15 August 2012 addressed to the Ministry of Public Administration and Justice of Hungary,” the note states.
In this letter,
“Hungary believes that Azerbaijan’s decision is inconsistent with the spirit of cooperation, which is based on the mutual trust that was achieved between the two sides as a result of many years of cooperation,” the Hungarian MFA’s protest note states.
In addition, analysts agree with the view that, when extraditing Safarov to
Armenian News-NEWS.am reported earlier that Ramil Safarov, a lieutenant in the Azerbaijani military, was extradited on August 31 from Hungary, where he was serving a life sentence—and with no expression of either regret or remorse—for the premeditated axe murder of Armenian lieutenant Gurgen Margaryan, in his sleep, during a NATO Partnership for Peace program in Budapest back in 2004.
As expected, Ramil Safarov’s return to