Tehran: Kuwaiti diplomat beaten
A Kuwaiti diplomat who was beaten as he left his country's embassy in Tehran will be flown home for treatment Wednesday. The Kuwaiti government is awaiting results of an Iranian investigation into the attack, a Kuwaiti official said.
Mohammed al-Zobi, the second secretary at the Kuwaiti Embassy in the Iranian capital, was attacked on Tuesday by "six people who beat him severely," the official said, according to AP. Al-Zobi's condition was not serious, he said.
The emir, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah, ordered the repatriation of the diplomat on a state plane.
The official said he had no information on who was behind the attack, described by Kuwait's Foreign Ministry as "blatant and unjustified."
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad Ali Hosseini said Wednesday that Tehran "regrets the incident".
Kuwait's Foreign Ministry summoned the Iranian ambassador on Tuesday to