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Iran: Probing possible defection by diplomat in Norway

Iran' Foreign Ministry said it is investigating the reported defection of one of its diplomats in Norway,  Mehr news agency said.

 

"Despite completing his mission, an administrative staffer at our embassy in Oslo has not yet returned to Tehran due to some personal problems, such as his child's education and family problems," said the foreign ministry's Ramin Mehmanparast, adding the diplomat's mission was over and his successor was sent to Norway "a while ago." (AFP)