Israel's President makes a phone call to the Azerbaijani President
On January 28, President of the State of Israel Isaac Herzog made a phone call to the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. During the telephone conversation, President Isaac Herzog said he condemned the terrorist act committed against the embassy of Azerbaijan in Tehran, News.az reports.
The Israeli President offered his condolence over the murder of the head of the embassy’s security service Orkhan Asgarov to President Ilham Aliyev, relatives of the killed, and the people of Azerbaijan, and wished a swift recovery to the wounded.
The head of state underlined that the embassy’s other security officer was courageous and quick enough to disarm the terrorist with his bare hands. The Azerbaijani President did not rule out that other embassy officers and their families living in the embassy’s staff apartments could have become the targets too unless the terrorist armed with a rifle and many magazines had been disarmed.
The President of Azerbaijan expressed condolence over the terrorist act committed in Israel to President Isaac Herzog and the families of the killed and wished speedy recovery to the injured.
The Israeli President thanked his Azerbaijani counterpart for the condolences.
President Ilham Aliyev noted that Azerbaijan as a country suffering from terrorism condemns all forms and manifestations of terrorism irrespective of any motives.