Czech MFA Strongly Condemns Attack On Azerbaijani Embassy In Tehran


(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)

BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 28. Czech Republic strongly condemns the attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran, the Czech MFA wrote on its Twitter page, trend reports.

'Czech diplomacy strongly condemns the attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Teheran. Any attacks on diplomatic missions are unacceptable. Condolences go to the family of the victim and we wish a quick recovery to the wounded,' the ministry 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 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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