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Azerbaijani embassy and consulate in Russia suspend passport issue

21 September 2006 [13:48] - TODAY.AZ
Azerbaijani embassy and consulate in Russia suspended issuing passports to Azerbaijanis due to appearing of frauds.

Minister Ramil Usubov ordered providing opportunities for Azerbaijanis living abroad to get passports from our embassies and consulates in relevant countries in order to make this process easy or them.

"Azerbaijani diplomatic services in other countries continue issuing passports. However, frauds have appeared in Russia, who cheat Azerbaijanis into giving them forged passports. Therefore, the embassy has suspended issuing passports to Azerbaijanis living in Russia for three or four months. They can get passports only in Azerbaijan," the Ministry said.

Azerbaijani ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu has recently made public that several deceivers cheated Azerbaijanis into giving them forged passports outside the Embassy, APA reports.

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