Turkmen State Border Service detains seven Kazakh citizens
Azerbaijan, Baku, Oct. 27 / Trend /
Border guards of frontier post "Garabogaz" of the State Border Service of Turkmenistan arrested seven citizens of Kazakhstan for illegally crossing the border and entering into the territory of Turkmenistan on Oct.19, Turkmen Embassy in Azerbaijan said with reference to the country's Foreign Ministry on Saturday.
According to the report, there are employees of interior bodies and migration service of Kazakhstan among the detained people. Cold steel, firearms and ammunition were found and seized from the detainees.
Turkmen Foreign Ministry sent an official note immediately in order to inform Kazakh Embassy in Ashgabat about the fact in accordance with the Consular Agreement between Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, the report says.