Baku, Azerbaijan, May 27
Other countries have interests regarding Azerbaijan and, naturally, there are spies in the country, Head of Azerbaijan’s State Security Service Lieutenant-General Madat Guliyev told reporters in Baku May 27.
Guliyev added that the State Security Service neutralizes the spies.
He was commenting on the detention of a group of individuals engaged in espionage in Azerbaijan.
“We directed the information on the espionage network to Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry,” he said, adding the Defense Ministry carried out an operation to detain the espionage network members on the instruction of Azerbaijani president.