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21 November 2018


Lithuanian journalist’s name removed from "black list"

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The name of Lithuanian citizen Audrys Antanaitis has been excluded from the list of undesirable people of the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry.

A citizen of the Republic of Lithuania, deputy chairman of the Union of Journalists of Lithuania, editor-in-chief of “Alkas” internet portal Audrys Antanaitis was included in the list of undesirable people of the Azerbaijani foreign ministry for making an illegal visit to the Azerbaijani territories occupied by Armenia.

Audrys Antanaitis has appealed to the Azerbaijani foreign ministry with a request to exclude his name from the list.
In his letter confessing that he paid an illegal and intentional visit to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan by Armenia along with cameraman Arunas Sartanavichyus on May 7-10 without notifying the Azerbaijani side in advance, Audrys Antanaitis expressed his apology to the government and people of Azerbaijan for his unauthorized visit to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.

Expressing regrets for their one-sided reports on the occupied territories of Azerbaijan, Audrys Antanaitis indicated his intention to visit Azerbaijan in order to deliver to the Lithuanian society more accurate and objective information about Azerbaijan, as well as the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict.

After considering the Lithuanian journalist’s appeal, his name was excluded from the list of undesirable people of the Azerbaijani foreign ministry.

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2016.06.09 / 11:51
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