The Azerbaijani side detained the former head of the government of the unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh, Ruben Vardanyan, his wife told RBC. About the detention of Vardanyan, Armenia Today and the Azerbaijani publication Haqqin also reported. According to their data, Vardanyan was detained in the Lachin corridor on his way out of the territory of Nagorno-Karabakh..
As Veronika Zonabend, Vardanyan’s wife, said, he was detained while passing the Akari bridge, where the Azerbaijani checkpoint is located. Armenian mass media wrote that Baku has compiled a list of representatives of the unrecognized republic, which it demands to extradite.