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Foreign citizens detained on espionage claims: Armenia National Security

The National Security Service of Armenia has said on Sunday evening that several foreign citizens have been detained on suspicion of espionage

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Armenia Flag  Photo: Wikipedia
Armenia Flag Photo: Wikipedia

The National Security Service of has said on Sunday evening that several foreign citizens have been detained on suspicion of espionage.

"We have received factual information on foreign citizens' collection of data about military equipment belonging to the Armenian armed forces, the transportation of weapons, the location of military units, as well as those mobilized under martial law and their size. On October 2, several foreign citizens were detained on suspicion of espionage and inciting Armenian citizens to conduct espionage," a statement on the National Security Service's website read.

The statement provided no information on the number of foreign citizens detained or their nationality.

The National Security Service is continuing its investigation to establish the identities of other foreign citizens and Armenian citizens who may have been involved.

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First Published: Mon, October 05 2020. 07:01 IST