YEREVAN. – As a result of an investigation conducted by the National Security Service (NSS) of Armenia, a transnational criminal group engaged in illegal migration has been exposed.
This group carried out illegal migration of foreign citizens toward Iran and then Turkey via Armenia.
According to the respective NSS statement, it was found out that these illegal migrations were organized by persons residing in Iran and in Turkey.
The attempts by these foreigners to cross the Armenian-Iranian border were prevented.
The NSS officers have detained the Iranian citizen, who was engaged in the organization of these illegal migrations, after he himself illegally crossed the Armenian state border from Iran,
Seven people have been included as defendants in the respective criminal case, and four of them have been arrested.