Report: Iranian diplomat kidnapped in Iraq freed

April 3, 2007 14:19

An Iranian diplomat kidnapped two months ago in Iraq has been released, Iran's official news agency reported Tuesday, citing informed sources in the capital Teheran. Jalal Sharafi, the second secretary at the Iranian Embassy in Baghdad, will return to Teheran later Tuesday, the Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The report gave no indication of why or how Sharafi had been freed.

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