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Export of a large amount of foreign currency from country prevented

17.09.2020,15:35


September 17, Fineko/abc.az. Attempts to smuggle large amounts of currency across the customs border of Azerbaijan have been prevented.

ABC.AZ was informed at the State Customs Committee that a passenger of flight Baku-Istanbul did not declare foreign currency in advance to the customs authority at the entrance to the customs control zone. Azerbaijan customs rules require declaring about it orally, in writing or electronically. During the search, the banknotes in the amount of $105,000 were found hidden in a cellophane bag inside a box with inscription "Ganja Baklava".