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Armenian NSS expose attempt of espionage for Azerbaijan

Armenia’s National Security Service (NSS) exposed an attempt of espionage for Azerbaijan.

Former police employee, resident of Yerevan Khachik Martirosyan was detained on January 31 as a result of special operation, NSS press service said.

Armenian NSS has irrefutable evidence that Martirosyan contacted the embassy of Azerbaijan in Georgia last August. He established contacts with the intelligence personnel working under the auspices of the Azerbaijani embassy and offered them his services to get financial assistance.

Special services of Azerbaijan offered Martirosyan to provide information about the military. Martirosyan received information in order to pass it to the Azerbaijanis, but his attempt was thwarted by Armenian NSS.

An investigation has been launched.