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Swiss diplomat dies after falling from tall building in Iran

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A senior Swiss diplomat has been died after falling from a skyscraper in the Iranian capital. He lived in the north of Tehran.

The British daily Guardian and Reuters reported that.

The Swiss Foreign Ministry (FDFA) says one of its diplomats has died in an accident in Iran.

Swiss diplomat dies after falling from tall building in Iran
Swiss diplomat dies after falling from tall building in Iran

Switzerland, speaking on condition of anonymity, said FDFA and Central Counselor Ignacio Cassis were saddened by his tragic death. I express my deepest condolences and sympathy to his family.

Mujtaba Khalidi, a spokeswoman for the Iranian Emergency Services Department, said she could not be found after arriving at her apartment on Tuesday (May 4th) morning. Later a gardener saw his body lying.

Switzerland represented US diplomatic interests in Iran after the severance of diplomatic relations in 1979.

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