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Hungary expresses condolences to Azerbaijan over attack on embassy in Iran – president

BAKU, Azerbaijan, I strongly condemn any attack on diplomatic missions and its personnel, Katalin Novak, President of Hungary, said, Trend reports via her Twitter publication,


“My deepest condolences to #Azerbaijan and to the family of the victim, who passed away during the dreadful act at the Azerbaijani Embassy in Iran,” she 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.


Source: TREND News Agency