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Iraqi Foreign Ministry: Iraqi Chargé d’Affaires in Bahrain to return to Baghdad

Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for International Relations Affairs, Fuad Hussein, has directed to return the Iraqi Chargé d’Affaires in Bahrain to Baghdad, Spokesman for the Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Ahmed Al-Sahhaf, announced today.

“The Foreign Minister, Fuad Hussein has directed to return the Iraqi Chargé d’Affaires to the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s headquarters in Baghdad,” Al-Sahhaf told Iraqi News Agency (INA).

“This measure aims to enhance the status of Iraqi diplomacy, which the Ministry adopts to preserve diplomatic norms,” he added.

It is to be noted that Bahrain’s Foreign Affairs Ministry today summoned the Chargé d’Affaires of the Embassy of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Moayad Omar Abdulrahman, and informed him of its “deep dissatisfaction with his repeated violations of diplomatic norms.”

“The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, informed the Iraqi Chargé d’Affaires of the Ministry’s strong condemnation of his unacceptable behavior that contradicts diplomatic protocols in the Kingdom, and handed him an official protest note in this regard,” the Foreign Affairs Ministry said in its statement.

Source: Bahrain News Agency