3023 illegal migrants deported from Azerbaijan in 2011

Mon 09 Jan 2012 08:24 GMT | 12:24 Local Time

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3023 foreigners living illegally in Azerbaijan were deported from the country by the law-enforcement agencies last year.

The statement came from chief of Interior Ministry’s Office to Combat the Illegal Migration Ali Mardanov, APA reports.

According to him, deportation of 674 illegal migrants was carried out jointly with the State Migration Service.

1319 foreigners illegally living in Azerbaijan in 2011 were from Turkey, 825 from Pakistan, 339 from China, 236 from Turkmenistan, 45 from Russia, 41 from Georgia, 50 from Iran, 24 from Uzbekistan, 19 from Israel, 25 from Bangladesh.

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