Yemeni Envoy in Tehran Summoned over Terrorist Attack

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Yemen’s charged affaires was summoned to Iran’s foreign ministry following a terrorist attack targeting the residence of the Iranian ambassador to Sana’a.

The ministry on Wednesday summoned the Yemeni envoy to officially convey Tehran’s protest over Yemeni government’s failure to provide security for Iranian diplomatic mission.

Iran also called for identifying the perpetrators of the car bomb attack and bringing them to justice.

Yemen’s charged affaires in Tehran expressed regret over the terrorist attack and said he would immediately communicate Tehran’s message to his government.

A branch of the al-Qaeda militant group in Yemen has claimed responsibility for the Wednesday blast, which killed at least three people, wounded several others and heavily damaged a number of buildings. No Iranian diplomat was hurt in the incident.  

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