Azerbaijan’s security agency said Tuesday it arrested a suspected terrorist group working for Iran. This is the second such claim this year, as tensions between the two countries are rising.
The National Security Ministry said on Azerbaijan’s state TV that it had arrested an unspecified number of people for preparing terror attacks against foreign citizens, on Iran’s orders.
The pro-Iranian cell was gathering intelligence and acquiring a large stash of weapons and explosives, the ministry said.
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