The Defense Ministry of Azerbaijan is investigating the reports spread by the Armenian sources about the Armenian family’s crossing the Azerbaijani border and entering the territory of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic, Spokesman for the Defense Ministry Eldar Sabiroglu told APA.Armenian citizen, 58-year old Yegishe Petrosovich Gevorkyan entered the Azerbaijani territory in the evening on January 10 in his car with his wife and three children, said Armenian defense ministry, APA reports quoting Panarmenian.net. Gevorkyan ignored the Armenian border servicemen’s warning and crossed the border from Yeraskh region of Armenia and entered the territory of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic of Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani soldiers reportedly opened warning shot. Armenian side said international humanitarian organizations were informed about the incident.
Azerbaijan State Commission for Captives, Hostages and Missing People said it has not received any information about that.
Gevorkyan was sentenced for eight times for robbery, carjacking and other crimes.