130 more Iranian citizens sent to their countries from Azerbaijan, today

# 12:59
17 June 2020

One more group of Iranian citizens staying in Azerbaijan have been sent to their countries today, APA’s Tehran bureau reports citing Iranian state television.

Today 130 more Iranian citizens have been sent to Iran  by passing Astara border crossing point.

As a result of regular efforts of Embassy of Iran to Azerbaijan and Azerbaijani officials, 664 Iranian citizens have been returned to their countries so far.

Note that the Iran-Azerbaijan border was closed since March. Flights between the two countries have been suspended. Despite the borders are closed cargo transportation between the two countries is being continued.