Swiss diplomat's 'fall from high building' death in Iran, suspicion of conspiracy deepened, investigation begins
In Bern, Switzerland's foreign ministry has not revealed the identity of the female worker. However, said the diplomat is in touch with the local police.
A Swiss diplomat has died after allegedly falling from a tall building in Tehran, the capital of Iran. Due to deepening suspicion of the conspiracy, the police has started investigating the case. According to local news agency IRNA, a 50-year-old woman from Switzerland fell from the roof of a 20-story building. Female diplomats used to live in this building. (Swiss Embassy woman diplomat dies in Tehran)
An employee had informed the officials of the diplomat's disappearance on Tuesday morning. In Bern, the Swiss Foreign Ministry said in a statement that an employee died in an accident on Tuesday. The ministry has not revealed the identity of the female worker. However, said the diplomat is in touch with the local police.
Stunned by sad death
In the statement issued by the Ministry of External Affairs, deepest condolences have been expressed to the family members of the woman worker. A spokesman for the Ministry of External Affairs said that the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs and its head counselor Ignazio Cassis were shocked by this tragic death. It has also been said by the government that they are in touch with the family and officials of Iran. However, nothing was told about the circumstances in which the death occurred and how. The Ministry has said that this is not being done due to privacy and data security.
Iran also expressed condolences
Iran's foreign ministry has also expressed condolences on the incident. It has been said by the government that the investigation of the case is going on and soon the entire information will be given to the people. Local news agency has denied the sources citing the death as suicide. Switzerland represents American diplomatic interests in Iran. After the Islamic Revolution in 1979, the US had broken relations with Iran. Recently, there is tension in both countries about the nuclear treaty.