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Azerbaijan: Information on military service

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 April 1994
Citation / Document Symbol AZE17146.E
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Azerbaijan: Information on military service, 1 April 1994, AZE17146.E, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/3ae6ad2748.html [accessed 21 December 2014]
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For information on the above subject, please refer to CIS, Baltic States and Georgia: Military Service available at your Regional Documentation Centre and to the attached documents.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.

Attachments

Armenpres International Service [Yerevan, in Armenian]. 15 November 1993. "Armenpres Reports Aliyev General Mobilization Decree." (FBIS-SOV-93-219 16 Nov. 1993, p. 98)

. 20 March 1992. "Azerbaijani Reserve Mobilization Reported." (FBIS-SOV-92-057 24 Mar. 1992, p. 69)

Baku Radio [Baku, in Azeri]. 2 January 1994. "Aliyev's Decree on Call Up of Recruits Reported." (FBIS-SOV-94-001 3 Jan. 1994, p. 66)

. 30 December 1993. "Deserters Told To Return or 'Be Severely Punished'." (FBIS-SOV-94-003 5 Jan. 1994, p.66)

. 9 December 1993. "National Assembly Adopts Decision on Defence Law." (FBIS-SOV-93-236 10 Dec. 1993, p. 71)

. 12 November 1993. "Deserters Warned to Return to Units." (FBIS-SOV-93-218 15 Nov. 1993, p. 87)

. 17 April 1992. "Mamedov Issues Decree on Active Service Draft." (FBIS-SOV-92-076 20 Apr. 1992, p. 61)

. 11 June 1992. "Decision on Military Draft Law Adopted." (FBIS-SOV-92-116 16 June 1992, p. 63)

. 20 July 1992. "Mobilization Decreed: 2,000 Avoid Conscription." (FBIS-SOV-92-141 22 July 1992, p. 74)

. 4 September 1992. "Elchibey Extends Call Up Period to 1 Oct." (FBIS-SOV-92-174 8 Sept. 1992, p. 62)

Countries of the World and Their Leaders Yearbook 1994. 1994. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., pp. 262-63.

The Europa World Yearbook 1993. 1993. Vol. 1. London: Europa Publications Ltd., p. 428.

Interfax [Moscow, in English]. 1 April 1993. "Elchibey Signs Decree on Military Draft, Discipline." (FBIS-SOV-93-062 2 Apr. 1993, p. 68)

. 31 May 1992. "Soviet Regulations to be Used in Armed Forces." (FBIS-SOV-92-105 1 June 1992, pp. 59-60)

. 26 August 1992. "Elchibey Assigns Ministries to Pursue Deserters." (FBIS-SOV-92-167 27 Aug. 1992, p. 69)

. 23 September 1992. "Elchibey Decree Establishes Military Draft." (FBIS-SOV-92-186 24 Sept. 1992, p. 51)

Izvestia [Moscow, in Russian]. 9 April 1992. "Soldiers Recalled From Other Republics." (FBIS-SOV-92-071 13 Apr. 1992, p. 62)

Komsomolskaya Pravda [Moscow, in Russian]. 19 May 1992. "Draft Announced for Azeris Aged 20-40." (FBIS-SOV-92-098 20 May 1992, pp. 68-69)

Mayak Radio Network [Moscow, in Russian]. 1 July 1992. "President Extends Conscription Period." (FBIS-SOV-92-128 2 July 1992, p. 78).

Moscow Radio Rossii Network [Moscow, in Russian]. 5 May 1992. (FBIS-SOV-92-088 6 May 1992, p.62.

Nezavisimaya Gazeta [Moscow, in Russian]. 28 May 1992. "Lezgin Leaders Oppose Compulsory Draft." (FBIS-SOV-92-103 28 May 1992, p. 75)

Postfactum [Moscow, in English]. 2 April 1992. "Prosecutor Comments on Deserting Troops." (FBIS-SOV-92-065 3 Apr. 1992, p. 69)

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL). Research Institute. 18 June 1993. RFE/RL Research Report [Munich]. Vol. 2, No. 25. Elizabeth Fuller. "Paramilitary Forces Dominate Fighting in Transcaucasus," pp. 78-80.

. 26 June 1992. RFE/RL Research Report [Munich]. Vol. 1, No. 26. Elizabeth Fuller. "Azerbaijan After the Presidential Elections," pp. 6-7.

Rossiyskaya Gazeta [Moscow, in Russian]. 9 November 1993. "Mobilization, Martial Law Said To Be Imminent." (FBIS-SOV-93-215 9 Nov. 1993, pp. 69-70)

Segodnya [Moscow, in Russian]. 18 September 1993. "Guseynov Loyalist Begin Forced Mobilization Campaign." (FBIS-SOV-93-180 20 Sept. 1993, pp. 67-68)

Turan [Baku, in English]. 17 December 1992. "Kamberov Denies Baku To Declare General Mobilization." (FBIS-SOV-92-244 18 Dec. 1992, p. 81)

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