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Azerbaijani fitness trainer Kamil Zeynalli has returned to the Azerbaijani capital of Baku from the Russian capital of Moscow, Report informs.

At Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku, he was welcomed by family members, as well as the media.

Zeynalli was detained Tuesday evening at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport, before boarding a Moscow-Baku flight. He said he was detained based on the request of Armenia.

Later, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan announced that the matter "is under the monitoring of the embassy of Azerbaijan in Russia."

Earlier, his lawyer, Alekper Garayev, had noted that Armenia has issued a search for Zeynalli on serious charges, but the Russian state showed "humanism."

"Thanks to the help and persistence of the Azerbaijani state, Kamil Zeynalli is free and will return to Azerbaijan today," Garayev had said on Wednesday.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Armenia announced that an international search has been issued for Azerbaijani citizen Kamil Zeynalli on "murder" charge. It is reported that he is suspected of beheading an elderly Armenian resident of Nagorno-Karabakh during the 44-day war in 2020.

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