ETHNIC AZERIS, ARMENIANS CLASH IN IRANIAN CAPITAL, 40 ARRESTED – AZERI TV
ANS TV, Baku
25 Apr 04
Ethnic Armenians in Tehran have staged a march dedicated to their
false genocide claims from the Armenian church located at the
Karimkhan cemetery to the Turkish embassy on Ferdowsi Street and the
UN office. In the process, they clashed with Azeris. Forty Azeris were
arrested and 20 were seriously injured.
The head of the Baku office of the National Revival Movement of
Southern Azerbaijan, Huseyn Turkel, said that the names of those
arrested and injured are known. Some of the injured are in hospital
and some in prison. He said that three of the injured were in a
critical condition. One of them was stabbed six times.
To recap, the Armenians were chanting “Death to Turks!” and “Damn the
Turks!”. The Armenians and Azeris clashed when the latter tried to
prevent the Armenians from setting fire to a Turkish flag outside the