Iran expels second-ranking Bahraini diplomat in Tehran

October 2, 2015 23:48

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, the semi-official Fars news agency reported on Friday.

"According to a Foreign Ministry statement, Tehran has given Bassan al-Dosari 72 hours to leave Iran," Fars said.Bahrain expelled the equivalent Iranian diplomat on Thursday as part of a growing diplomatic spat.

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