Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec.18
The State Customs Committee of Azerbaijan (SCC) is to examine the reasons behind the arrest in Turkey of Sederek Customs Department Head Mirmahammad Seyidov, the country's SCC told Trend on Dec.18.
In turn, a diplomatic source told Trend that the Consulate General of Azerbaijan in Kars has been studying this issue since yesterday.
"Coordination with the law enforcement and judicial authorities in Turkey are underway on this case," the source said. It was also reported that an officer of the Consulate General was present when Seyidov was giving testimony.
Earlier, Turkish media reported the arrest of several people due to a corruption scandal including Mirmahammad Seyidov.
Translated by M.L.
Edited by S.M.