(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. Secretary General
of the Council of Europe Marija Pejcinovic Buric has posted a
Twitter publication in connection with the armed attack on the
Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran, trend reports.
'I strongly condemn today's attack against Azerbaijan's Embassy
in Teheran. Attacks against diplomatic missions are unacceptable. I
express my solidarity with Azerbaijan and my condolences for the
victims,' the tweet said.
An armed attack took place at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran
on January 27, 2023, at about 8:30 (GMT+4). The gunman turned out
to be a man in his 50's, who drove up to the administrative
building, armed with a Kalashnikov automatic rifle.
Earlier reports from the Chief of Tehran police said there were
two children in the car with the gunman, the security camera footage released later proved the man was alone. He entered the building after briefly
waving hand to the Iranian security guard outside. No attempts were
made to detain the gunman, as he freely entered the embassy. The
man managed to kill head of the security service and wounding two
embassy guards. The shooter was eventually detained. The incident
is currently being investigated.
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