Yemen: Iranian embassy employee kidnapped in Sana’a

Posted on July 21, 2013 • Filed under: Expatriate Kidnapped, Middle East

Al Jazeera reports that armed men have seized an employee of the Iranian embassy in Yemen’s capital Sanaa, police said. In Tehran, foreign ministry spokesman Abbas Araqchi told the ISNA news agency on Sunday that “one of the administrative staff members of the Iranian Embassy in Yemen has been abducted by an unknown group.” “This [abducted] person is Iranian,” Araqchi confirmed, naming him as Nour-Ahmad Nikbakht. Read article

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