Iran recalls ambassador from Bahrain

Iran recalls ambassador to protest crackdown on mainly Shi’ite protesters.

Updated: Mar 17, 2011, 16:56 PM IST

Tehran: Iran has recalled its ambassador from Bahrain to protest crackdowns on mainly Shi’ite protesters.
State TV says Iran`s Ambassador in Manama, Mahdi Aghajafari, has been asked to return home for consultations.
Iran has denounced the deployment of a Saudi-led force from Gulf allies to prop up the Sunni monarchy against widening demonstrations by the Shi’ite-led opposition.

Bureau Report