Military Prosecutor’s Office: material damage caused by Armenian occupation of Azerbaijani lands amounts to $818 billion
According to preliminary calculations, the material damage caused by the occupation of Azerbaijani territories by Armenia’s Armed Forces amounts to $818.880 billion, the head of the Special Investigation Department of the Azerbaijani Military Prosecutor’s Office, Emil Tagiyev, said.
He said that so far, decisions have been made to bring the perpetrators of crimes against humanity, as well as war crimes, to responsibility, in particular, 39 persons regarding the Khojaly genocide, 12 persons regarding the Garadagh genocide, 12 persons regarding the genocide in Baganis Ayrum village, 9 persons regarding the genocide in Mesheli village.
Besides, it was decided to bring to responsibility 47 persons regarding the genocide in Kerkijahan village, 35 persons regarding the facts of torture, three persons regarding the facts of terrorism, as well as 133 persons who committed premeditated murders, etc., under articles 103 (genocide), 107 (deportation or forced relocation of population), 113 (use of torture), 115 (violation of the laws and customs of war) and 116 (violation of international humanitarian law during armed conflicts) of the Criminal Code of Azerbaijan, Tagiyev stressed.
He noted that a preventive measure in the form of arrest was chosen with respect to these persons, and the relevant documents were submitted to the INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) for Azerbaijan and Azerbaijan’s Interior Ministry for their search.
More than 75,000 investigative actions were carried out, as part of which 5000 people were questioned as injured persons or legal successors to legal entities, 6,000 people were questioned as witnesses, 18,236 people were recognized as plaintiffs, and more than 1000 different examinations were carried out.