Yerevan did not respond to request of “reporters without borders” about death of Azerbaijani journalists

After the death of two Azerbaijani journalists when undermining on mine on June 4 in the Kelbajar district of Azerbaijan, the reporters without borders organization in their statement called on shed light on the exact circumstances of the happening. It is reported by HAQQIN.AZ with reference to Turan.

The statement noted that journalists died outside the Nagorno-Karabakh and a few kilometers from the border with Armenia. AZTV AZTV Azerbaijani State Television Operator Sinja Abysshev and Correspondent of the State Information Agency Azertag Marerors Ibragimov were sent to the village of Susuzlug to prepare a report when their car hit the anti-tank mine. As a result of the explosion, Azerbaijani official also died and four people were injured. On Saturday, funeral ceremonies took place in Baku and Sumgait, in which hundreds of people took part in memory of two journalists.

“The death of these two Azerbaijani journalists is the tragic news for all representatives of this profession,” said the head of the “Reporters without Borders” in Eastern Europe and Central Asia Zhanna Venery.

“other journalists who want to work in this zone can also face the same situation or refuse reports.” Reporters without borders “call on the authorities to protect journalists working in this zone and fully and transparently investigate this incident,” she noted .

To date, the authorities of Armenia with whom “reporters without borders” were contacted, did not respond to these accusations and did not comment on the death of two Azerbaijani journalists, the statement said.