Secretary General of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Khusrav Noziri has made a phone call to Azerbaijan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Jeyhun Bayramov regarding the terrorist attack committed against Azerbaijan’s embassy in Iran.

ECO Secretary General Khusrav Noziri resolutely condemned the armed attack on Azerbaijan’s embassy in Iran, expressing his condolences over the murder of the embassy employee.

Khusrav Noziri strongly condemned this act, which is a gross violation of international legal norms, including the “Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations”, saying that it is necessary to bring the criminals to trial as soon as possible.

Minister Jeyhun Bayramov expressed gratitude for ECO Secretary General’s support. The FM noted that Azerbaijan will undertake all necessary measures to bring the perpetrators of this treacherous terrorist act, as a result of which one employee was killed and two others injured, and their supporters to justice. He emphasized that the receiving state has an obligation to prevent such attacks.