On January 28, President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog
called Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev, Azernews reports.
During the telephone conversation, President Isaac Herzog said
he condemned the terrorist act committed against the embassy of
Azerbaijan in Tehran.
The Israeli president offered his condolence over the murder of
the head of the embassy security service, Orxan Asgarov, to
President Ilham Aliyev, relatives of the killed, and the people of
Azerbaijan, and wished a swift recovery to the wounded.
President Ilham Aliyev thanked him for his condolences.
The president underlined that the other embassy security officer
was courageous and quick enough to disarm the terrorist with his
bare hands. The Azerbaijani president did not rule out that other
embassy officers and their families living in the embassy's staff
apartments could have become the targets too unless the terrorist
armed with a rifle and many rounds had been disarmed.
The Azerbaijani president expressed condolence over the
terrorist act committed in Israel to President Isaac Herzog and the
families of the killed and wished speedy recovery to the
The Israeli president thanked his Azerbaijani counterpart for
President Ilham Aliyev noted that Azerbaijan as a country
suffering from terrorism condemns all forms and manifestations of
terrorism irrespective of motives.
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