BAKU, Azerbaijan, March 1. Employees of the
Prosecutor’s Office and the State Security Service of Azerbaijan,
if mandatory, will likely be despatched to Iran to offer authorized help in
the investigation of an armed assault on Azerbaijani Embassy,
Azerbaijan’s Prosecutor General Kamran Aliyev mentioned in an interview
with Real TV, Trend stories.
“We have a number of questions regarding this incident,” Aliyev
“It stays unclear how this man carried out an armed assault on
our diplomatic corps… and why no motion was taken towards him by
the Iranian safety forces, and the place he acquired the automated rifle
from. He had two firearms. Iranian media reported that the person was
positioned in a psychiatric hospital,” the official additionally mentioned.
“The circumstances of the case additionally present that every one this was
organized upfront. Participants, clients and perpetrators of
the crime have to be held accountable. In this regard, along with
the State Security Service of Azerbaijan, we’re getting ready a
request for authorized help to Iran,” he added.
An armed assault occurred on the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Iran
on January 27, 2023, at about 8:30 (GMT+4). The gunman turned out
to be a person in his 50’s, who drove as much as the executive
constructing, armed with a Kalashnikov computerized rifle.
Earlier stories from the Chief of Tehran police mentioned there have been
two youngsters within the automobile with the gunman, the safety digicam footage launched later proved the
man was alone. He entered the constructing after briefly waving hand to
the Iranian safety guard exterior. No makes an attempt had been made to detain
the gunman, as he freely entered the embassy. The man managed to
kill head of the safety service and wounding two embassy guards.
The shooter was ultimately detained.
Following the lethal assault, Azerbaijan evacuated its officers
from the embassy, together with those that suffered on account of the
assault and fully suspended the work of the embassy in