Syrian ambassador to Sudan encounters attempted attack
Syrian Ambassador to Sudan Habib Abbas has come under an attempted attack by a Syrian national residing in Khartoum, the Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday, Xinhua reported.
"The Syrian ambassador informed the Sudanese foreign ministry on Monday that a Syrian citizen attempted to assault him at the center of Khartoum," Al-Obaid Ahmed Murawih, spokesman of the Sudanese foreign ministry, told Xinhua.
"We have reiterated our condemnation of the incident together with our commitment to protect all personnel of the diplomatic missions in Sudan. We have directed the ambassador to embark on legal procedures at the concerned police authorities," he added.
He went on saying that "the police authorities have already adopted procedures that will be announced later."