Iranian arrivals to Azerbaijan fall 5.4%

May 26, 2018 - 21:26

TEHRAN - The number of Iranian nationals visiting Azerbaijan dropped by 5.4 percent in the first four months of 2018 over the same period last year, AzerNews reported.

Of the total visitors to the country, 28.3% were from Russia, 21.9% from Georgia, 13.4% from Iran, 11.3% from Turkey, 4.6% from the United Arab Emirates, 2% from Ukraine, 1.9% from Iraq, and 16.5% were citizens of other countries, the report said.

Currently, citizens of 15 countries including Iran can obtain Azerbaijan visas via self-service terminals upon arrival at the Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku.

A total of 99,158 Iranian nationals visited the country during the first three months of 2018.

AFM/MQ/MG

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