Remains of 508 people have been found in the liberated territories, deputy prosecutor general of Azerbaijan, military prosecutor Khanlar Valiyev said, speaking at the international conference on 'Increasing national and global efforts to clarify the fate of missing persons."
Report informs that Valiyev said Armenia has so far transferred the remains of 120 out of 3,890 missing persons to Azerbaijan.
"I suppose that the discussions as part of the conference will be a stimulus to the search of remains of the missing persons," he said.
Valiyev noted that the fate of missing persons has always been in the center of the President's attention.
"In this connection, numerous criminal cases related to taking hostage and prisoner, and tortures were instituted after the 44-day Patriotic war as a result of the joint activity of the State Security Service, State Commission on War Prisoners, Hostages and Missing Persons and the Military Prosecutor's Office.