News from Armenia -
January 10, 2012 | 16:55

ISTANBUL. - During the next court hearing into the murder of Hrant
Dink-the founder and former chief editor of Istanbul's Agos Armenian
weekly, who was killed in 2007-the Dink family's attorney, Fethiye
Cetin, informed that, at the moment of Hrant Dink's murder, five
unidentified people in the vicinity of the incident were in contact
with the killers.

Cetin noted they examined the recordings of the telephone conversations
that were made on the day of the murder and at the vicinity of the
incident, Zaman daily of Turkey informs.

Fethiye Cetin also said they examined the telephone calls that were
made, and the telephone numbers that were dialed, on that day, among
which five persons, or telephone numbers, were in the vicinity of the
murder and they had direct contact with Hrant Dink's killers. She
also stressed that fourteen others, who were not in the vicinity,
again were in telephone contact with the defendants.

To note, Turkey's telecommunication department for a long time was
refusing to submit to the court the list of telephone calls that
were made in the vicinity of Hrant Dink's murder. And the court had
requested, several times, that the department promptly submit the
recordings of those calls.