Iran denies death of Iranian diplomat in Yemen

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan.18
By Temkin Jafarov - Trend:

An Iranian diplomat was assaulted by unknown gunmen in Yemeni city of Sana'a. As a result the diplomat was severely wounded, the representative of Iranian Foreign Ministry Marzia Afkham said on Jan.18, İSNA agency reported.

The information on the death of the diplomat released earlier does not correspond to reality, Afkham said.

Afkham stressed that Iran strongly condemns the event.
"We contacted the officials in Yemen and keep the issue under focus."
This morning unidentified men shot an Iranian diplomat in the capital of Yemen, Sana'a.
Local media also reported earlier that the head of the financial department of the Iranian embassy in Yemen has died from his wounds. It also reported that he was shot in front of his house in Sana'a.

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