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Azerbaijani Foreign Jeyhun Bayramov and his Uzbek counterpart
Bakhtiyor Saidov discussed the terrorist attack in Tehran on a
telephone call, Azernews reports.
The Uzbek minister strongly condemned this act, expressed
condolences to the family of the attack's victim and the fraternal
people of Azerbaijan, and also expressed solidarity with the
In turn, Bayramov expressed gratitude to his Uzbek counterpart
and noted that Azerbaijan will use all possible means to bring to
justice and punish those responsible for this crime as soon as
The armed attack on the Azerbaijani embassy in Tehran on January
27, 2023, at about 0830 (GMT+4) claimed one security guard killed
and two others wounded.
The gunman turned out to be a man in his 50s, who drove up to
the administrative building, armed with a Kalashnikov automatic
Earlier reports from the Tehran police chief 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
No attempts were made to detain the gunman, as he freely entered
the embassy. The man managed to kill the head of the security
service and wound two embassy guards. The shooter was eventually
detained. The incident is currently being investigated.
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