Azerbaijan arressts soldiers on suspicion of espionage to Armenia

Authorities in Azerbaijan say they have arrested a number of soldiers and civilians who allegedly provided military secrets to rival Armenia, the Associated Press reports.

A joint statement from Azerbaijan’s security service and its defense and interior ministries said Sunday that the suspects were identified as part of an investigation into provocations allegedly planned by Armenian forces in Azerbaijan’s Terter region adjacent to Nagorno-Karabakh.

The statement did not say how many people had been arrested.

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