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300 Azerbaijani citizens killed in Iraq, Syria

300 Azerbaijani citizens killed in Iraq, Syria


As many as 300 Azerbaijani citizens were killed in battles in Iraq and Syria, Sayavush Heydarov, deputy chairman of Azerbaijan’s State Committee for Work with Religious Organizations, told reporters in Baku on January  29.

Heydarov noted that 92 Azerbaijani citizens that were taking part in battles as part of radical groups in Iraq and Syria were brought to justice in Azerbaijan.

“Also, 260 persons involved in the battles have been identified and deprived of citizenship,” he added.