State Border Service continues measures in the field of ensuring reliable protection of the state border, the press service of SBS told APA.
At around 15:25 on January 17, in the service area of the border post of the State Border Service Border Troops "Goytapa" border detachment near Armankand village of Bilasuvar region, violation of state border from the Islamic Republic of Iran in the direction of the Republic of Azerbaijan by three people was observed and border violators were detained by a border guard.
Border violators identified as minors stated that they violated the border by mistake, and introduced themselves as Iranian citizens Ateshi Amirza Atesh (aged 14), Puya Badali Meraj (aged 12), and Danayi Sahand Ibrahim (aged 11).
Detained persons were brought to border post, provided with hot meals and other necessary conditions.
Taking into account kind neighboring and friendly relations between the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Islamic Republic of Iran, the opposite side was informed through the border office.
During a short time the minors are considered to be handed over to the Islamic Republic of Iran.