More than 23,600 persons were recognized as victims and legal heirs of the victims, according to Ahmadov. “809 examinations were conducted. Moreover, numerous necessary investigative actions were taken,” he added.
The investigative actions revealed that Armenia has committed war crimes against peace and humanity, Ahmadov noted. “Some 296 people who are accused of committing a variety of crimes like robbery, premeditated murder, illegal possession of weapons, failure to report the crime were declared as arrested in absentia and put on a wanted list,” he said.
Ahmadov noted that of the 296 accused persons, three were Russians, one – Ukrainian, 14 – Armenians, 18 – soldiers of the 366th regiment and 11 – former employees of the Committee for State Security (KGB). Others were Azerbaijani citizens working in former party and Soviet authorities on education, catering, transport, agriculture and other spheres.