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US Welcomes Azerbaijan Decision to Allow Activist to Travel

The United States welcomed on Tuesday a decision by Azerbaijan to allow human rights activist Leyla Yunus and her husband, Arif Yunus, a historian, to leave the country for urgent medical purposes. "The United States welcomes as another positive step Azerbaijan's decision," State Department spokesman John Kirby said in a statement. "We encourage the government to take additional steps and unconditionally release all individuals who have been incarcerated for...

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