BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 27. I resolutely condemn today’s attack on the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Tehran, Urmas Reinsalu, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Estonia said, Trend reports via his Twitter publication.
"Any act of violence against any diplomatic mission is completely unacceptable. I extend my deepest condolences to the family of the victim and wish a speedy recovery to those who were wounded," the minister said.
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 being investigated.