(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. The Embassy of
Greece condemned brutal terrorist attack on Azerbaijani embassy in
Iran, trend reports citing the embassy's Twitter post.
'We're appalled by today's armed attack against the Embassy of
the Republic of Azerbaijan in Iran. Inviolability of diplomatic
missions is a fundamental principle of international law. Our
hearts and minds go with the families of the victims,' the embassy
An armed attack took place at the Embassy of the Republic of
Azerbaijan in the Islamic Republic of Iran at around 8:30 (GMT+4)
on January 27, 2023. 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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