Azerbaijan Customs Committee names smuggled goods

The smuggled goods into Azerbaijan are mainly drugs, tobacco products, alcohol drinks and mobile phones, Chairman of State Customs Committee Aydin Aliyev said.

APA reports that according to him, the biggest threat on the border with Iran is the drug smuggling to Azerbaijan: “During eight months, the customs authorities seized over 1,100 kg of heroin. Every day, a number of citizens attempt to smuggle drugs and psychotropic substances. ”

He added that tobacco product smuggling is observed in all border checkpoints, alcoholic drink smuggling on the border with Georgia and Russia. At the same time, attempt mobile phone smuggling by citizens on the border with Georgia also emerges problem.