14:02  +04,  May 10, 2019

UEFA: Azerbaijan guaranteed Mkhitaryan’s entry to country and his safety

Armenian national football squad captain and Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan faces no safety concerns in the Gunners’ UEFA Europa League final in Azerbaijan, UEFA informed.

To note, Mkhitaryan is on the Azerbaijani border guards’ “blacklist” because of visiting Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) numerous times.

UEFA informed that it had asked for guarantees that Mkhitaryan will have no problems, and the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan had confirmed that he will have no problems with respect to entry to the country and accommodation in capital city Baku, and that all necessary measures would be taken to ensure his safety.

Arsenal will face Chelsea in the Europa League final, which is slated for May 29, in Baku. 

 

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