Uzbekistan condemns the attack on the Embassy of Azerbaijan in Great Britain

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan strongly condemns the malicious attack on the Embassy of Azerbaijan in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on 4 August.  This was announced  in a statement issued by the Ministry.

“We consider any action that threatens the life and health of employees of diplomatic missions absolutely inadmissible ", - the statement highlights.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also called for a full investigation of the incident and for all those involved to be prosecuted according to the law.

In addition, the Uzbekistan side expressed support to fraternal Azerbaijan in providing security and protection to its citizens abroad.

For reference, on 4 August, the Embassy of Azerbaijan in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and in Northern Ireland was attacked by a radical religious group.  Several unidentified men broke into the Embassy, waved religious flags, and chanted radical slogans on the balcony of the building.  With the intervention of the local police, the vandalism was stopped and the perpetrators were detained.

The Embassy staff were not injured as a result of the incident.  Criminal proceedings were initiated by law enforcement agencies.

Yulduz Abdurashidova Shaxzod Nusratulloyev
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