"His mother, Bella Lapshina, wants to come here, therefore we must wait. He could fly either to Israel or to Russia", Chernin said.
Blogger Alexander Lapshin, who was sentenced to three years in prison in Azerbaijan, was pardoned by President Ilham Aliyev on Monday and now may be deported to Russian Federation or Israel. "Thanks to the vigilance of prison guards, the suicide attempt was thwarted", the ministry's Penitentiary Service said in a statement cited by Azerbaijani media, reported Azatutyun.am.
The blogger was detained in the Belarusian capital of Minsk in December 2016 at Baku's request.
On February 7, 2017, Alexander Lapshin was extradited to Azerbaijan where a Baku Court sentenced him to 3 years imprisonment.
An Azerbaijani court ruled on July 20 that Lapshin illegally crossed Azerbaijan's global borders in Artsakh through Armenia in 2011 and 2012.
U.S. oil price decline on rising inventories
Brent crude LCOc1 was down 71 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $53.78 a barrel after reaching its highest level since April at $54.87. As of Thursday, about 3.8 million barrels of daily USA refining capacity, or about 20 percent, was still shut.
Neenah man riding out Hurricane Irma in Fort Myers
In one Jacksonville yard, Irma snapped a tree near its roots, sending it crashing onto the auto of an evacuee from South Florida. Major tourist attractions, including the Disney World parks, Universal Studios and Sea World, all prepared to close Saturday.
UN bans North Korea's textile export
Haley added that the latest resolution "would not have happened" without the strong relationship that had developed between U.S. The US is calling for an oil embargo on Pyongyang and assets freeze on leader Kim Jong-un.