international terrorists and members of radical groups of Afghanistan (Gulbuddin Hekmatyar group), Turkey (“Grey Wolves”) Chechnya (Basayev and Raduev)
Another citizen of Azerbaijan is included in the wanted list of Interpol. The Azerbaijani news agency “Trend” reports it, referring to the official website of Interpol.
Mushvig Bayramov wanted by the police is 38-year-old and is born on 29 August 1974 in the village of Eyvazli, in Fizuli region. Bayramov is accused of terrorism, in creation of illegal armed groups and participation in their activities, in supplying them by arms, ammunition and explosives.
In recent years a number of people from Azerbaijan were killed in Syria while fighting against government forces. According to Turkish sites about 30 Azerbaijani terrorists have been killed in Syria.
In general, the links between international terrorist groups and Azerbaijan originated in the early 1990s. Then the Azerbaijani army, having failed in the aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), retreated, suffering losses. Trying to salvage the situation, the Azerbaijani leadership, headed by Heydar Aliyev attracted to the war against the Armenians of Nagorno-Karabakh international terrorists and members of radical groups of Afghanistan (Gulbuddin Hekmatyar group), Turkey (“Grey Wolves”, etc.), Chechnya (groupings Basayev and Raduev etc.) and of some other regions.
Despite the involvement in the war in Azerbaijani army of thousands of foreign mercenaries and terrorists, the Azerbaijani aggression against Nagorno-Karabakh Republic failed and authorities of Baku were forced to sign an armistice with the representatives of the NKR and Armenia. However, the international terrorists found necessary links in Azerbaijan and used them in the future. Recruitment was conducted among the Azerbaijanis, who then were sent to Afghanistan and the North Caucasus, where they participated in battles against the forces of the international coalition and the Russian structures.
In recent years, the citizens of Azerbaijan are actively involved in terrorist and extremist activities in Russia, Afghanistan and Syria. In Azerbaijan the citizens of this Republic, are attracted to criminal liability for participating in “illegal armed formations” in Afghanistan and are sentenced to negligible terms of imprisonment.