“We condemn the attack on the Azerbaijani embassy, as a result of which one person died and many were injured. We express our condolences to the family of the deceased and wish a speedy recovery to the injured. Attacks on diplomatic missions are strictly prohibited by international law,” Dujarric said.

He said that the UN took note that the Iranian authorities launched an investigation into the incident. “We hope that the assailants or the attacker will be held accountable,” the UN spokesman added.