(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
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BAKU, Azerbaijan, August 6. Many local and
foreign media outlets spread a video of the attack of religious
extremists on the Azerbaijani embassy in London on August 4, the
General Prosecutor's Office of Azerbaijan told Trend .
The preliminary investigation on the matter has immediately been
launched. As a result, the radical group, whose identity has not
been established, is reasonably suspected of attempting to
exacerbate international relations through attacking the
Azerbaijani Embassy in the UK, located at 4, Kensington Court W8
5DL, in breach of the requirements of Convention on the Prevention
and Punishment of Crimes against Internationally Protected Persons,
including Diplomatic Agents dated December 14, 1973.
The prosecutor general initiated a criminal case on the fact
under Articles 12.3, 102 (encroachment on persons or organizations
enjoying international protection), 12.3, 186.1 (deliberate
destruction of another property causing significant damage) and
12.3, 324 (insulting acts against the State Flag of the Republic of
Azerbaijan or the National Emblem of the Republic of Azerbaijan).
The investigation was entrusted to the Investigation Department of
the General Prosecutor's Office.
The Office has submitted a request for legal assistance to
investigate the criminal case in conjunction with the relevant UK
While conducting a comprehensive, complete and objective
investigation, the necessary measures are taken to identify the
perpetrators and bring them to criminal responsibility, the Office
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