Azerbaijan arrests Iranians suspected of arms smuggling

By REUTERS
April 12, 2012 20:46

 
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BAKU - A group of Iranians and Azeris has been arrested on suspicion of smuggling arms and military supplies from Iran into Azerbaijan, the Azeri National Security Ministry said on Thursday.

"It was a group of seven people, citizens of Iran and Azerbaijan," Arif Babayev, the ministry spokesman, told Reuters.

Relations between Iran and neighboring mountainous Azerbaijan have soured in recent months as Tehran accused it of assisting Israeli intelligence in the murder of Iranian nuclear scientists.

The National Security Ministry said the group also smuggled in a large quantity of narcotics from Iran into Azerbaijan.


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