By Vugar Khalilov
The Azerbaijani State Border Service has detained four Afghan
citizens while attempting to breach the state border with Iran,
Azernews reports, citing the agency.
On September 29 at around 0120 hours, the border guards
apprehended four Afghan citizens while attempting to cross the
state border from Iran into Azerbaijan, in the service area of the
Goytapa border detachment's border outpost near Jalilabad
District's Gulmammadli village.
During the investigation, it was determined that Rashidi
Abdulmunir Abdulkhayum (29), Reza Ajigzey Muhammed (20), Tur Emran
Abdulsamad (20), and Bakhtiyar Muhammedrasulafgan Negmuhammed(19)
intended to migrate to one of the European countries passing
through Iran, Azerbaijan, and Russia.
Operational-investigative measures are underway into the
After liberating its lands from the Armenian occupation during
the 44-day war in 2020, Azerbaijan has regained control over the
132-km section of the Azerbaijani-Iranian border.
Following the restoration of its territorial integrity,
Azerbaijan is taking steps to ensure the safety and restoration of
order in the liberated lands. One of these measures is to halt the
flow of drugs, as well as illegal migration in the region that was
previously controlled by Armenia's illegal regime in Karabakh.
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