Azerbaijan on Thursday (8 September) returned five Armenians prisoners to the Armenian authorities in a process involving the International Committee of the Red Cross.
The National Security Service of Armenia released the names of the five detainees as:
Aghramanian Martin Musheghi,
Gevorgyan Ashot Artaki
Grigoryan Felix Artashesi
Manukyan Varazdat Anushavani
Hovsepyan Edik Tigrani
"We welcome this action as a step contributing to the normalization of relations," the National Security Service of Armenia said in a statement.
On its part Azerbaijan said that it was returning the prisoners out of humanitarian considerations.