Special security department does not wiretap private conversations - Azerbaijani defense ministry
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 10
The head of the state secret protection service, Colonel Agalar Manafov was dismissed from his post for shortcomings in his activity, the Azerbaijani defense ministry told Trend Nov. 10.
Manafov has no relation to the Special Security Department under the Azerbaijani Defense Ministry.
The Special Security Department is not engaged in any "wiretapping" of private negotiations.
According to the Azerbaijani defense minister's relevant order, the Special Security Department ensures the security of the official radio and telephone communication of the armed forces.
The ministry has once again urged the media to be more careful and responsible and not to spread false rumors.