BAKU, Azerbaijan, January 28. Chairman of the 77th UN General Assembly Chaba Koroshi condemned the terrorist attack on the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran on January 27, Trend reports.
He also expressed the condolences to the family of the deceased employee of the embassy, and the wishes of a speedy recovery to the two wounded.
The statement also mentions the importance of investigating this attack as soon as possible.
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 50s, 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.