Four Sri Lankans were detained when trying to enter Iran illegally through the border with the Republic of Azerbaijan, Iran Daily reported today.
The Sri Lankan nationals, one of them a toddler, were arrested on Wednesday, according to the Iran police.
Also an Uzbek citizen who tried to enter Iran was arrested on Friday by the Azerbaijani border guard.
Earlier, the border guard of Azerbaijan announced that they had arrested nationals of the Central Asia countries trying to cross the border with Iran illegally.
Southpaw Sunday, 11 March 2018 16:43
Sri lanka is a major exporter of Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
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Srilal Silva Sunday, 11 March 2018 16:49
Usual crowd, at it again !
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JE Sunday, 11 March 2018 21:40
One day when Indians take over Sri Lanka ,you and your family will do the same thing and flee as refugees.
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Jaliya Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:23
Very sad state of affairs, I can't think of a single reason for a Lankan to illegally enter Iran... Its not much better than SLK.
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Kaaze.soosae Sunday, 11 March 2018 19:29
Fear to live in SL?
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Lal Sunday, 11 March 2018 20:30
This is a pretty bad route for EU as the Iranian security could shoot them mistaking them for drug traffickers
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Daniel Sunday, 11 March 2018 21:04
The courage of these refugees crossing through deserts,rivers,forests,and even snowy mountainsmakes the abilities of Special Forces not so special.
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