Iran confirms presence of Al-Qaeda leader’s daughter in Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran
Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran told Iranian Foreign Ministry that one of the daughters of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is on the territory of this embassy, IRI Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said in an interview to "Channel 2" state TV channel, the ISNA agency reported.
Mottaki added that Iran's Foreign Ministry informed both the Embassy of Saudi Arabia and the Department for International Relations of the Ministry about bin Laden's daughter's right to leave the country on a special pass according to international conventions.
He also stated that the Ministry does not have accurate information about the reliability of the information on the identity of this young woman.
Iranian Foreign Ministry's official Ramin Mehmanparast said in interview to Press TV that the country's authorities had sent an inquiry to the Saudi Arabia's embassy in Tehran to give the documents for a free exit from the country to a young woman who supposedly is bin Laden's daughter.
According to information provided by the Embassy of Saudi Arabia, the woman crossed Iran's northern border and asked for asylum, Mehmanparast added.
Earlier, Iran announced that it had no information on bin Laden's relatives' presence in Iran.