Saturday, 28th March , 2009 , 17:40 [pm] | Azerbaijan
ATAA Remembers Victims of Armenian Terrorism
On this day…
March 28, 1984 – Teheran, Iran: Two Armenian gunmen attempt to assassinate Turkish Embassy Administrative AttachÃ© Ibrahim Ozdemir as he leaves his home. They are apprehended by Teheran law enforcement officers responding to a call by Ozdemir, who had been surveying the gunmen that morning. Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) claims responsibility. They are tried, convicted, and given short sentences.
On the same day, two Armenian gunmen attempt to assassinate Turkish Military AttachÃ©, Master Sergeant Ismail Pamukcu, in Tehran as he leaves for work, seriously wounding the diplomat. ASALA claims responsibility.
Also in Tehran on the same day, two Armenian gunmen attempt to assassinate Turkish Embassy First Secretary, Hasan Oktem, seriously wounding the diplomat. ASALA, again, claims responsibility.
ATAA condemns these acts of violence against innocent individuals and remembers these tragedies with great sorrow., Voice of a Nation