A senior Swiss diplomat has reportedly “fallen” to her death in “unclear circumstances” from her 17th-floor apartment in Tehran:
— Amwaj.media (@amwajmedia) May 4, 2021
We’re seeing reports that the woman was the first secretary at the embassy:
The first secretary at the Swiss embassy in Tehran has been found dead after falling from a high-rise building where she lived in the north of the city, a spokesman for emergency services is quoted as saying by Iranian news agencies.https://t.co/gFc7Wxmlcv
— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) May 4, 2021
It IS “disturbing”:
“Iranian media report that the victim was the second-highest ranking employee at the Swiss embassy, holding the rank of first secretary.”
— Laura Rozen (@lrozen) May 4, 2021
U.S. interests in Iran are handled through the Swiss embassy:
JUST IN – High-ranking Swiss embassy employee (51), who represents US diplomatic interests in Iran, plunged to her death from the 17th floor of a high-rise building in northern #Tehran.
— Disclose.tv 🚨 (@disclosetv) May 4, 2021
This needs to be investigated, and we do not mean by the Iranian government:
Shocking to hear that the First Secretary of Switzerland's embassy in Iran has died after "falling from a balcony."
— Joe Parkinson (@JoeWSJ) May 4, 2021