Azerbaijan releases 2 Hizbullah members from prison

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 15, 2010 07:10




The foreign ministry instructed Israel's ambassador in Baku to investigate reports that Azerbaijan released two Hizbullah members from prison, Israel Radio reported on Sunday.

The two were charged with 15 years in prison for planning an attack of Israel's embassy.

In exchange for the two Hizbullah prisoners, Teheran will reportedly release two diplomats from Azerbaijan that were jailed on drug charges and a  scientist suspected of undermining Iran's nuclear program.


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