Azerbaijani Politics 5 june — 11:57

Hikmet Hajiyev on tragedy in Kalbajar and safety of journalists

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Assistant to the President of Azerbaijan, Head of the Foreign Policy Department of the Presidential Administration, Hikmet Hajiyev, shared on Twitter information about the death of media workers as a result of a mine explosion in Kalbajar.

In particular, in his tweet, the presidential aide quoted from UN Security Council Resolution 1738, reminding the world community of the need to ensure the safety of journalists and media professionals operating in conflict zones.

'...[UN Security Council] recalls in this regard that journalists, media professionals, associated personnel engaged in dangerous professional missions in areas of armed conflict shall be considered as civilians,respected and protected,' reads the quote.

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