Azerbaijan confirms levying road taxes on Armenia interstate road

PanArmenian, Armenia
Sept 13 2021

PanARMENIAN.Net - Azerbaijan has confirmed that it is collecting money from Iranian truck drivers on the Goris-Kapan interstate road in Armenia's Syunik province, according to

The country's State Customs Committee announced "levying road tax and other customs payments from vehicles passing through the territory of Azerbaijan."

Azerbaijani police officers deployed on the road connecting Armenian settlements in the province of Syunik demand $130 in cash from the drivers of Iranian trucks transporting goods and products to Armenia, a CivilNet correspondent reported from the scene earlier.

The National Security Service of Armenia reported earlier that the Azerbaijani police are inspecting trucks with Iranian license plates, headed to Armenia. The border guards of the National Security Service of the Republic of Armenia and the guards of the border service of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation are working together to resolve the situation.

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