U.S. CALLS ON AZERBAIJANI GOVERNMENT TO RELEASE IMPRISONED JOURNALISTS

July 22nd, 2008
According to “Trend Agency, today (22 July) the US Ambassador to Azerbaijan Anne Derse told the journalists that the US called on Azerbaijani government to take steps in the direction to release the imprisoned journalists. No journalist should be arrested for fulfilling their professional duties, Derse said.

According to her, the release of journalists could be a good step towards the improvement of democracy.