Speaker Of Turkish Parliament Condemns Terrorist Attack Against Azerbaijani Embassy In Iran


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. Chairman of the Turkish Grand National Assembly Mustafa Sentop strongly condemned the bloody terrorist attack against Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran, trend reports.

Sentop noted that, in a telephone conversation with Speaker of the Milli Majlis (Azerbaijani Parliament), Sahiba Gafarova, he said that he was saddened by the death of an embassy employee, and expressed condolences to the Azerbaijani people.

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 50s, 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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