Azerbaijan, Baku, June 16 / Trend K. Zarbaliyeva /
Azerbaijani and Russian border guards have conducted joint exercises in the Caspian Sea.
The forces, participating in joint operational-tactical exercises "Identifying and preventing terrorist activities and smuggler, illegal drug trafficking, illegal immigration and other illegal activities in the
Caspian Sea basin, the protection of biological resources, assistance to the wrecked ships and rescue of people", have demonstrated high combat effectiveness and fully accomplished their mission, the Azerbaijani State Border Service told Trend.
The main purpose of the exercises was the improvement of joint activities in the field of maritime boundaries, preventing of threats in the sea and rescue operations.
The border ships, high-speed boats, mobile groups and border aviation were involved in the exercises.