Date: 10 November 2016 16:46
Baku, November 10, AZERTAC
A citizen of the Republic of Bulgaria, traveler and employee of Besttechnia TM-Rodimo PAD company Valentin Dreharski has been excluded from Azerbaijan`s persona non grata list where he had been included after illegally visiting the part of the country`s land that is under Armenian occupation. Dreharski had his named removed from the black list as Azerbaijan`s Ministry of Foreign Affairs accepted his official letter of apology.
In his letter, Dreharski reaffirmed his full respect for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of the Republic of Azerbaijan within its internationally recognized borders, its laws and regulations. He noted that his visit to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan was not intentional and that he was unaware about the repercussions this visit could have had.
Dreharski said that in no way his visit to the occupied territories of Azerbaijan served to promote the illegal regime established by Armenia in the occupied territories of Azerbaijan.
He apologized to the government and people of Azerbaijan for an unauthorized visit to the occupied territories, vowing to refrain from such visits in the future.