Breaking – Saudi Arabia Cuts Diplomatic Relations with Iran

Published: January 3, 2016

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Foreign Minister announces the Kingdom’s cutting its diplomatic relations with Iran, withdrawing its personnel within 48 hrs

Riyadh, Rabi’I 23, 1437, January 03, 2016, SPA — Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir announced the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s decision breaking off its diplomatic relations with Iran and requesting all personnel of its diplomatic mission (the embassy, consulate and other affiliated offices) to leave the country within 48 hours.

This came in a press conference the minister held at the foreign ministry’s headquarters in Riyadh this evening.

Source: SPA


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