(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 28. The State of
Kuwait has rebuked the armed attack on the Azerbaijani embassy in
Tehran, which resulted in the death of one and injury of two
people, trend reports citing the tweet of Kuwait's Foreign Ministry.
The ministry showed solidarity with Azerbaijan and emphasized
Kuwait's principled and unwavering position against violence and
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait extended deep
condolences to Azerbaijan and the victim's family, as well as
wished a speedy recovery to the wounded.
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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