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14,453 border violators detained over last 3 years

01 August 2005 [10:34] - TODAY.AZ
A total of 14,453 border violators have been detained over the past 3 years.
Elchin Giliyev, the chief of the State Border Service, told Trend.

According to Guliyev, in this period they carried out 9,271 operative task, revealed 24.5bn manats worth of contraband, 251 arms of heterogeneous and of difference calibers, 225kg of explosive substances, 30 light grenade, 65 mines and 75.2kg of drug.

Over 176 tons of planting was detained in the border zone. «Prevention of diversions directed against statehood, organization of special operations in different regions by the Azerbaijani border guards was direct example for implementation of tasks set for them by the commander-in-chief,” Guliyev underlined.

The Azerbaijani Minister mentioned the similarity of the bilateral interests on many issues and said that the deep relations existed between the countries had a great future. He wished success to Yurchenko in his further activities.

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