Iran expels second-ranking Bahraini diplomat in Tehran

October 2, 2015 8:53 PM

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DUBAI Iran's Foreign Ministry has declared Bahrain's second-ranking diplomat in Tehran persona non grata and given him 72 hours to leave the country, a day after Bahrain withdrew its ambassador, Iranian media reported on Friday.

"According to a Foreign Ministry statement, Tehran has given Bassam al-Dosari 72 hours to leave Iran," the Fars news agency said on its website.

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