BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay has published a tweet in connection with the armed attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran, Trend reports.
"I condemn the treacherous attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Tehran. I express my condolences to the family of the deceased and the Azerbaijani people and wish the wounded a speedy recovery. We are always with Azerbaijan," said the tweet.
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 50-year-old man who drove up to the administrative building with two young children: a 14-year-old girl and a 7-year-old boy. He opened fire with a Kalashnikov assault rifle at a security post, killing the head of the security service and wounding two embassy guards. The shooter was eventually detained. The incident is currently being investigated.