Azerbaijan has completely suspended the activities of its
embassy in Tehran and evacuated 53 persons, Azernews reports.
'We have completely suspended the diplomatic activities of the
embassy,' Deputy Foreign Minister Xalaf Xalafov told reporters on
'There are certain speculations that it has not suspended its
activities. But it has completely suspended. Five people are
remaining there for the protection of the administrative building
and property of the embassy, those who remain in the embassy will
not carry out diplomatic activities,' Xalafov elaborated.
“We do not trust Iran regarding the security of our embassy
staff,” he added.
'The termination of diplomatic activity in any country is a
responsible decision. But we do not have confidence in Iran
regarding the safety of our embassy staff. We have brought this to
Iran's attention,' Xalaf Xalafov said.
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