Border-Shield operation held in border regions of Azerbaijan-Russia concludes

Border-Shield operation held in border regions of Azerbaijan-Russia concludes
# 19 February 2024 10:35 (UTC +04:00)

The "Border-Shield" operation held on the Azerbaijan-Russia border have concluded, APA reports.

Held in accordance with the mutual agreement reached between the Ministers of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Russian Federtation, the "Border-Shield" operation has ended in the evening of February 18, APA reports.

During the operation-search measures held over a week, police posts were set up in appropriate places in Balakan, Zagatala, Gakh, Shaki, Oghuz, Gabala, Guba, Gusar and Khachmaz districts, located on the border of Republic of Azerbaijan with Russia.

The main goal in holding the operations consist of the execution of complex organizational-practical measures in the implementation of decisions made on cross-border cooperation issues, exposing and neutralizing the members of transnational organized criminal groups and terrorist organizations, to determine and prevent the channels of inflow of financial and material resources aimed at the implementation of weapons, ammunition, explosives and devices, drugs, as well as other illegal acts.

Vugar Heydarov

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED