Baku pulls out staff after Tehran embassy attack

Issue 1163 - 09 Feb 2023 | 1 minute read

Azerbaijan has closed its embassy in Tehran and evacuated staff and their families, following a gun attack on the diplomatic mission late January in which one security guard  was killed and two others wounded. Azerbaijan complained local security personnel had done nothing to defend the embassy.

Tagged with:

Pin Politics & people

Pin Iran

Want to read more?

Subscribe to Gulf States Newsletter

View subscription options

Join our community

Sign up for an account to gain:

  • Set up news alerts on the countries and sectors that matter to you.
  • Free access to newsletter articles under 100 words.
  • Free access to GSN View articles articles.

View a selection of Free articles

Explore subscription options

Follow us on Google News