By Vugar Khalilov
The Guatemalan Foreign Ministry has condemned the barbaric
attack by a religious group on the Azerbaijani Embassy in London,
Azernews reports, citing the ministry's Twitter account.
“Guatemala condemns the acts of vandalism carried out by
religious extremist groups, on August 4, at the Azerbaijani Embassy
in London. We call for a thorough investigation and bringing to
justice those responsible,” the ministry tweeted .
The treacherous and dishonorable attack on the Azerbaijani
embassy in London, and the disrespect for the national flag have
caused outrage both inside the country and among Azerbaijan's
friends abroad, who have shown solidarity with the people of
'On August 4, 2022, the embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan in
the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland was
attacked by a group of radical religious groups,' the Foreign
After storming the embassy building, a group of vandals raised
religious flags and chanted radical religious slogans on the
balcony of the building. The Metropolitan police of London
intervened hours later and the group members were taken out of the
building and detained.
'In accordance with the Vienna Convention, through diplomatic
channels, the UK authorities were warned about the security of
diplomats and diplomatic premises,' the Foreign Ministry said in
The heinous attack against the Azerbaijani embassy in London has
triggered tough reactions both inside the country and abroad.
Social media users reacted harshly to the incident and came up with
various scenarios as to who might be behind the move.
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