WASHINGTON (Pakistan Point News / Sputnik - 05th May, 2021) The United States is aware of the reports of the death of a senior Swiss embassy employee in Tehran, and offers condolences to the diplomat's family, a State Department spokesperson told Sputnik.
Earlier in the day, Iranian media said that the First Secretary of the Swiss embassy died in a fall from a high-rise in the Iranian capital. The 51-year-old reportedly represented US diplomatic interests in Iran.
"We have seen the reports of the tragic passing of a member of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran," the spokesperson said Tuesday. "We extend our heartfelt condolences to the officer's family and colleagues."