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Chile expresses “concern” about the armed attack by its ambassador in Colombia

August 6, 2020

Chilean Foreign Minister Andrés Allamand on Wednesday expressed “concern” about the armed attack by Colombian Ambassador Ricardo Hernández on Tuesday.

Allamand stated that the vehicle that was transporting Hernández from the facilities of the Chilean embassy to his residence was “intercepted by unknown people who fired on the car.”

The Chilean minister, who has stated that he has already mentioned what happened to Hernández, has elaborated that his police escort, Second Sergeant Eduardo Garrido, repelled the attack “with his service weapon” in what he called ” Key “. .

Chile expresses “concern” about the armed attack by its ambassador in ColombiaChile expresses “concern” about the armed attack by its ambassador in Colombia

In this sense, he expressed his “appreciation” for the agent’s “courageous actions” and announced that he would receive “an award” for it.

Likewise, officials at the Chilean Foreign Ministry reported that they were in “constant contact” with the Colombian government and appreciated the “steps” taken to “identify the nature of the attack”.

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