Turkish Ambassador to Azerbaijan Cahit Bagci has taken part in a
mourning ceremony in connection with the death of Head of Security
Service of Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran Orkhan Asgarov as a result
of a terrorist attack on the embassy, Azernews reports via the
tweet of Bagci.
'Together with our military attaches, advisers and diplomats, we
expressed condolences to Orkhan Asgarov's father - Rizvan Asgarov,
his uncle and other relatives. Türkiye is always close to
Azerbaijan,' the tweet said.
As reported earlier, the head of the security guard of the
Azerbaijani embassy in Iran was killed, two other employees were
wounded in the armed attack on the building on January 27 at about
0830 hours (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
No attempts were made to detain the gunman, as he freely entered
the embassy. The shooter was eventually detained. The incident is
currently being investigated.
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