Tehran, Iran, Dec. 1
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
Iran has no relation to the events in the Baku township of Nardaran, Iranian Parliament's Speaker Ali Larijani said Dec. 1 at a conference in Tehran, Trend correspondent reported from the event venue.
"Some people try to link the events with Iran, but relations between Tehran and Baku are built on friendship, and this is an internal affair of Azerbaijan," said Larijani.
On Nov. 26 four members of a criminal group, operating under the guise of religion, were killed during a police operation in Nardaran.
Two police officers were also killed in the standoff.
Fourteen members of the criminal group were arrested along with the group's ringleader Tale Baghirov.