Azerbaijani MFA: Though Iranian police neared the embassy while the terrorist act took place, but then left the area

Aykhan Hajizadeh, Press Secretary of Azerbaijani MFA

© APA | Aykhan Hajizadeh, Press Secretary of Azerbaijani MFA

# 06 February 2023 15:37 (UTC +04:00)

“The terrorist before committing the crime passed twice in front of the embassy,” said the head of the press service of Azerbaijani MFA Aykhan Hajizade at the press conference held today, APA reports.

“Though at 08:34, the vehicle belonging to Iranian police came near the embassy, the police employee near the entrance door, left the area after a few seconds of conversation. During 4 minutes, i.e. until 08:36, the terrorist killed one employee of the embassy, and two employees were injured.”

Aykhan Hajizade pointed out that Vasif Taghiyev took the machine gun from the hand of the terrorist. According to him, but now, the terrorist, with the pistol that he carried on him wounded Vasif Taghiyev.