YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–The National Security of Armenia arrested an Armenian citizen who is a Turkish intelligence agent on January 26. The
Public Relations Department of the Ministry of National Security reported that this person provided political–military and economic information to Turkey–following the instructions of the Turkish national intelligence agency (Milli Istihbarat Teskilati – MIT).
He was charged with violation of article 59 of the Armenian Criminal Code (High Treason in the form of espionage). The agent’s name was not publicized.