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Russia Closes Azerbaijani Diaspora Organization

The Russian Supreme Court has ordered the country's largest Azeri diaspora organization closed. (photo: Supreme Court of Russia)

The Russian Supreme Court has upheld a prior decision to shutter the country's largest Azeri diaspora organization, a move that was sharply criticized by Baku.

The All-Russian Azerbaijani Congress (ARAC) was liquidated on September 19 at the request of the Russian Ministry of Justice. Hikmet Hajiyev, spokesman for Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said the verdict was “surprising” and caused “deep regret.”

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