During his working visit in Ukraine on January 27, Head of Azerbaijan Institute for Democracy and Human Rights Ahmad Shahidov met with Member of the Verkhovna Rada (the Ukrainian Parliament), National Hero of Ukraine Mrs. Nadejda Savchenko. Head of AIDHR gave detailed information about the Azerbaijani hostages Dilgam Askarov and Shahbaz Guliyev, talked about the work done for the sake of the release of them from armenian captivity, mentioned the importance to raise this issue on international level and to strengthen international pressure on the government of Armenia.
Talked about her own captivity in Moscow and having enough experience in this field, Nadejda Savchenko responded positively to the proposal to launch an international campaign related to Azerbaijani hostages and promised to do her best for it. Head of AIDHR gave all necessary information, documents and photos to Nadejda Savchenko and discussed the concrete details.
National Hero of Ukraine Nadejda Savchenko said that she will raise an issue in Ukrainian Parliament and press on this matter, also during the meetings with representatives of leading human rights organisations of Europe she will operate for the sake of the release of Azerbaijani hostages.
The well-known representatives of Azerbaijani diaspora in Ukraine Mr. Elkhan Nuriyev and Mr. Vugar Hasanov participated in this meeting as well.