Biden expresses concerns about developments in Bahrain in call to king

By REUTERS
July 2, 2016 03:21

WASHINGTON - US Vice President Joe Biden, in a phone call with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, expressed "strong concerns regarding recent negative developments in Bahrain," the White House said in a statement on Friday.

Biden spoke to al-Khalifa on Thursday and "emphasized the importance of reducing ongoing tensions through dialogue and reconciliation with the opposition, and a commitment to reform," the statement saidBiden expresses concerns about developments in Bahrain in call to king


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