Operation "Van"

carried out by terrorists, "the Group's name, Agia Keshishian" (ASALA) 24-25.9.1981. Fighters: Tigran Gulfan, Vazgen Sislyan, Gevorg Guzelian, Aram Basmadjian seized the Turkish Embassy in Paris, demanding from Turkey the release of political prisoners, Armenian, Turkish and Kurdish origin. During the operation, was killed by an employee of the Embassy injured the Vice-Consul. The terrorists were forced to surrender to the authorities of France received 7 years in prison.