11 ARMENIAN CITIZENS SERVE TIME IN TURKISH PRISONS

Tert.am
15:02 31.08.11

Eleven Armenian convicts are reported to serve their time in Turkey's
prisons, according to the Turkish news agency Anadolu.

Citing Justice Ministry sources, the agency reports that the prisons
in the country hold 2,000 foreign inmates from 105 countries.

With the number of their citizens serving imprisonment in Turkey, Iran
(462 inmates), Turkmenistan (268 inmates) and Georgia (132 inmates)
rank as top three countries.

Armenia ranks the 31st in the list. Azerbaijan, with 66 citizens,
ranks the seventh.

The list of foreign inmates also includes citizens of Germany,
Uzbekistan, Holland, Greece, Russia and Ukraine.