// IP Marketing video - START// IP Marketing video - END

Armenia prevents drug smuggling from Turkey: National Security Service

Armenia prevents drug smuggling from Turkey: National Security Service

PanARMENIAN.Net - Armenia has prevented the illegal import of a particularly large amount of drugs from Turkey, the press service of the National Security Service reports.

According to preliminary data, Armenian citizen A. H. acquired on December 31, 2016 large amounts of methamphetamine and heroin in Turkey and transferred the substance via the Istanbul-Yerevan flight to Armenia.

The employees of the National Security Service caught the smuggler at Zvartnots international airport in Yerevan on Tuesday, January 3.

A criminal investigation into the case has been launched to identify possible accomplices.

 Top stories
the ministry of nature protection continues implementing thorough inspections at Dilijan national park prevent illegal logging and poaching cases.
According to a report published by SCImago database, Armenia is ranked 65th globally among a total of 239 countries and territories.
Cases of abuse of power or official misconduct also decreased in the reporting period, dropping to 136 from 168 a year before.
According to a government statement, the draft decision is in full compliance with the Armenian legislation.
Partner news