Azerbaijan fires 17 officials over corruption  

  15 January 2019    Read: 1442
 Azerbaijan fires 17 officials over corruption  

Seventeen officials were dismissed and two others were brought to disciplinary responsibility over corruption in Azerbaijan in 2018, Kamran Aliyev, Head of the Anti-Corruption Department under the Prosecutor General, told a press conference on Tuesday, reports.

In addition, Aliyev said that 25 officials received warnings and 16 others were reprimanded due to corruption-related facts.  

As a result of measures taken jointly with the relevant state bodies, the violated rights of citizens were restored and submissions were carried for the relevant organizations in order to eliminate the detected violations, he added.

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