News 14 september — 11:09

Pardoned blogger Lapshin left Azerbaijan


Blogger Alexander Lapshin, pardoned on Monday by the order of Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, left Azerbaijan early this morning, Interfax reports.

'Alexander Lapshin departed from Baku to Tel Aviv on September 14, accompanied by his mother,' the report says.

It should be reminded that Alexander Lapshin, who illegally visited the occupied Azerbaijani territories, was sentenced to three years of imprisonment by the Baku Grave Crimes Court on July 20.

Let us note that Alexander Lapshin is pardoned on the basis of paragraph 22 of Article 109 of the Constitution of Azerbaijan.

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