11 Dec 2023
Saturday 25 January 2014
Story Code : 79779

Iran rejects reports on diplomat's body found in Yemen

TEHRAN (ISNA)- An Iranian embassy official in Sana'a rejected reports that the body of the kidnapped Iranian diplomat in Yemen has been found beheaded.
"Yemeni security officials have rejected reports that the body of the Iranian diplomat has been founded beheaded," he told ISNA.

the Yemeni officials have said that they are pursuing release of the diplomat, he said, adding the diplomat is in full health based on the latest reports.

London-published daily, al-Hayat, has already said that the body has been found in northern Yemen.

In July 2013, unknown assailants abducted the Iranian embassy staff member, Nour-Ahmad Nikbakht, in Safr street in the Yemeni capital,Sana'a.



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