Latest Breaking News: Iranin Diplomat expelled Bahrain > Bahrain has ordered the expulsion of an Iranian diplomat for alleged links to a spy ring in fellow Gulf Arab state Kuwait.
Relations between Shi’ite Iran and Gulf Arab states have nosedived since Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates sent troops into the island state, a Sunni Muslim monarchy ruling a Shi’ite majority, in March to help crush pro-democracy protests.
A statement on the Bahrain News Agency late on Monday said Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry had summoned charge d’affaires Mehdi Islami to inform him diplomat Hojjatullah Rahmani had 72 hours to leave “based on his link to the spy cell in Kuwait.”
Bahrain calls on Iran to desist from these serious violations of standards of international relations which are a threat to the security and stability of the region,” it said.
Last week ” Observer Islamic Countries” indicated that Iran also inlove to support Shi’ite majority,but Iran reject this all alegations.
.Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast said Iran may take “retaliatory measures,” Iranian media reported.
The latest move by the Bahraini Foreign Ministry is against the two countries’ good neighbourly relations and not based on realities,” he was quoted as saying.