(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
BAKU, Azerbaijan, February 6. Azerbaijan urged
Iran to thoroughly investigate the terrorist attack on the
country's embassy and punish the perpetrators, Spokesperson of the
Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry Aykhan Hajizada said, trend reports.
Hajizada made the remark at a briefing on the details of the
terrorist act against the Azerbaijani embassy in the Islamic
Republic of Iran.
'However, no official information has been received from Iran as
of yet,' he emphasized.
An armed attack took place at the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran
on January 27, 2023, at about 8:30 (GMT+4). 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
Following the deadly assault, Azerbaijan evacuated its officials
from the embassy, including those who suffered as a result of the
attack and completely suspended the work of the embassy in
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