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Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

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A senior diplomat 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 was quoted as saying by Iranian news agencies.

The Swiss foreign ministry (FDFA) said an employee at its embassy in Iran had died of an accident, without identifying the victim.
Cause of death: "accidentally fell from a high rise building where they have lived for many years". That old chestnut.

Link: https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...from-high-rise
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Old 04.05.2021, 15:59
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Re: Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

Last week did a Credit Suisse banker fall from the 12th floor in a Moscow hotel. Apparently not as suicide, very drunk and luckily landing on some balcony on the 10th thanks to dumb luck... I guess Swiss people are just not used to high rise buildings....

https://insideparadeplatz.ch/2021/04...-aus-12-stock/
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Re: Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

Second-highest ranking employee at the Swiss embassy in Iran and CH is the middle between Iran and the US.

https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/senior-...-fall/46588280
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Re: Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

Quickly politicized I see, never referring to her as simply Swiss diplomat but coupled to representing US interests

This apparently is the building, 18th floor might be the top floor which might have an open balcony





I read a report that says Iranian source claims the body had been dead for 'awhile' - I suspect if Embassy hadn't noticed her disappearance sooner it couldn't have been too long
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Re: Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

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Quickly politicized I see, never referring to her as simply Swiss diplomat but coupled to representing US interests
Go figure why...

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Switzerland and Iran maintain good diplomatic relations and meet regularly for political consultations. Switzerland represents US interests in Iran as a protecting power..... Switzerland has represented the interests of the United States in Iran since 1980 and those of Iran in Egypt since 1979. In 2017, agreements were signed on the representation of Saudi Arabia's interests in Iran and vice versa.
https://www.eda.admin.ch/countries/i...relations.html

Also, there's a funny story about WikiLeaks, UBS, Iran embargo, Hillary Clinton, nuclear technology and CH. https://www.wsj.com/articles/ubs-dea...ies-1438223492

So, nothing to see here.
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Re: Swiss diplomat in Iran found dead after fall from high-rise

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Last week did a Credit Suisse banker fall from the 12th floor in a Moscow hotel. Apparently not as suicide, very drunk and luckily landing on some balcony on the 10th thanks to dumb luck... I guess Swiss people are just not used to high rise buildings....

https://insideparadeplatz.ch/2021/04...-aus-12-stock/
or Swiss calculate risks when you actually need a "luck"
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or Swiss calculate risks when you actually need a "luck"
Yeah, particularly that bank is famous for the way they calculated risk lately...
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Yeah, particularly that bank is famous for the way they calculated risk lately...
that being exactly my point :-)
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