Difficulties on addressing religious leaders in Afghanistan - Pashazade

Wed 13 Jul 2011 05:24 GMT | 09:24 Local Time

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'There are difficulties on addressing the religious leaders in Afghanistan.

There are difficulties on addressing the religious leaders in Afghanistan for taking the bodies of deceased in the Azerbaijani plane crashed in Afghanistan, because 'Taliban' is not represented in the government', Caucasian Muslim Board’s chairman, Sheikh-ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazadeh told journalists.

'There is a difficulty in this issue. The situation in Afghanistan is very complex'.

Noting that he was visiting Afghanistan in Soviet period in order to return the Azerbaijani captives, Pashazade said that the relations were severed from that time.

The crash scene of the Azerbaijani plane is under Taliban’s control.

On July 6, 2011, at about 00.10, while preparing to land in Bagram airport, the communication with IL-76 4K-AZ 55 belonging to Azerbaijan’s Silk Way aviation company suddenly broke off and its view disappeared in radars. According to statement made by Azerbaijan State Civil Aviation Administration, the aircraft collided with unknown object in the air. It is supposed that the aircraft collided with unknown object in the air. Earlier, a representative of the movement "Taliban" Zabibulla Modzhahid told Afghan media that Azerbaijani plane was shot down by Taliban.

The plane implementing the flight on Baku-Bagram route with 18 tons of cargo took off from Heydar Aliyev International Airport at 21.26 (local time of Baku), on July 5, 2011. Before this flight the plane flied on Kuwait-Baku route and no disorder was recorded during this flight.

İl-76 4K-AZ 55 aircraft was produced in 2005 and last time it passed tech inspection in February of 2011 and next time in June. All 9 members of crew team have been dead. 5 of them are the citizens of Azerbaijan, 4 – Uzbekistan




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