Azerbaijan, Baku, June 22 / Trend, S. Agayeva /
Iran's Foreign Ministry has confirmed the arrest of two Azerbaijani citizens, Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry spokesman Elman Abdullayev told Trend on Friday.
According to the Iranian Foreign Ministry's response to Azerbaijan's note, two Azerbaijani citizens Farid Huseyn and Shahriyar Hajizade are accused of attempting to commit a crime, Abdullayev said.
According to Abdullayev, Azerbaijan's Consulate General in Tabriz appealed to local authorities demanding to meet with the detained fellow citizens.
The two Azerbaijani citizens disappeared in Iran on May 2.
Azerbaijan's Foreign Ministry earlier sent three notes to Iran's Foreign Ministry demanding clarification of the situation with the missing fellow citizens.
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