Iran says envoy repatriated from Yemen dies of COVID-19


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  • Tuesday, 21 Dec 2021

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's envoy to Yemen's rebel Houthi movement has died of COVID-19 after being repatriated last week, Iran's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

The ambassador Hasan Irlu "was evacuated in poor condition due to delayed cooperation from certain countries," ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh told state media, without naming any country.

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