Iran’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Threatens Israeli Ambassador George Deek

A few days ago, George Deek, Israel’s (Arab) ambassador to Azerbaijan, tweeted the following innocuous tweet about learning more about Azerbaijani history and culture (hat tip: Emily):

Apparently, this was enough to trigger Seyed Abbas Mousavi Iran’s ambassador to Azerbaijan, who issued what can only be construed as a threat:
Screenshot in case tweet deleted

Over a day and a half later, and Twitter has not taken down the Iranian’s tweet. I’d take his threat seriously – like the other “Abbas”, he does not seem to have too much of a sense of humor:

Seyed Abbas Mousavi

and even when he does smile, he looks like a Bond villain:

My bad. He apparently does have a sense of humor.


David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media

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