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2 Iran Residents Arrested In Baku

On Friday, 2 Iran residents involved in organization of illegal migration from Iran to European countries were arrested in Baku. Forged passports issued in Russian citizens' names were found during the search of one of the detained persons who was arrested when giving an officer of the Chief Department of the Frontier Forces of Azerbaijan a large sum of US dollars for assistance in conveying migrants through the Baku airport Bina. Twelve foreign migrants, who had illegally come to Azerbaijan with the help of the Iranians, were discovered in two apartments in Baku where they were awaiting further transportation to Europe. The Azeri National Security Ministry said a criminal case was opened in the wake of the incident and investigation is underway.