A view of an entrance to the tower the place the physique was discovered of the Swiss embassy’s first secretary who died after falling from a constructing, in Tehran, Iran, on Could 4, 2021. (Erfan Assar/West Asia Information Company by way of Reuters)
DUBAI—The primary secretary on the Swiss embassy in Tehran was discovered lifeless on Tuesday after falling from a high-rise constructing the place she lived within the north of town, a spokesman for emergency companies was quoted as saying by Iranian information businesses.
The Swiss international ministry (FDFA) stated an worker at its embassy in Iran had died of an accident, with out figuring out the sufferer. “The FDFA and its head Federal Councillor Ignazio Cassis are shocked by the tragic loss of life and specific their deepest condolences to the household,” it stated.
Iranian emergency companies spokesman Mojtaba Khaledi stated the diplomat’s physique was discovered by a gardener after an worker who arrived at her condominium early on Tuesday observed she was lacking, the information company Fars reported.
“This particular person was the primary secretary of the Swiss embassy,” Khaledi advised Mehr information company. “The reason for her fall has but to be decided,” he advised Fars.
The diplomat was 51, the semi-official information company ISNA reported. Different experiences put her age at 52.
Switzerland has represented U.S. diplomatic pursuits in Iran since Washington and Tehran lower ties shortly after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
By Dubai newsroom