Saudi Embassy in Paris denies vehicle was robbed

August 18, 2014

Saudi Arabian Embassy in Paris today denied media reports that an embassy car, carrying money and sensitive documents, was attacked on its way to the airport. In a statement, the embassy said that “the stolen car was a Mercedes Viano with German plates rented by a private Saudi citizen and carrying his personal belongings.  The victim was on his way to the airport when he was forced to stop and robbed.  The victim contacted the embassy to report the robbery. The embassy assisted the Saudi citizens until he left France.  The Embassy is following-up the case with the relevant French authorities in order to uncover the circumstances of the incident.

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