Kuwaiti Ambassador to France Sami Mohammad Al-Suleiman said yesterday Kuwaít's Permanent resentative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Dr. Mishal Jowhar Haya'at was subjected to assault by an unidentified person, reports Al-Qabas daily. In a press statement, Ambassador Al-Suleiman also said the incident happened while his countepart was jogging last Monday evening.
He pointed out as soon as the French security authorities received a report on incident security squads rushed to the spot and began investigations.
In the meantime, according to the Kuwaiti envoy, Haya'at was taken to a hospital for medical check. He also said the Kuwaiti Embassy in France is coordinating with theFrench authorities.
Al-Suleiman also said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is closely following up the developments to ensure safety of its diolomats.