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Bahrain Summons Iraqi Diplomat over Muqtada al-Sadr's Comments


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Sun, 28 Apr 2019 02:53 GMT

Bahrain’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the deputy charge d’affaires of the embassy of Iraq on Saturday April 27th, to denounce a statement made by Iraqi cleric Muqtada al-Sadr against the Kingdom.

According to Bahrain news agency, the Undersecretary of Regional and GCC Affairs, Ambassador Waheed Mubarak Sayyar, expressed the Kingdom of Bahrain’s strong dismissal and objection of the statement issued by Muqtada Al-Sadr, in which he mentioned the Kingdom of Bahrain. 

The statement is a blatant and unacceptable interference in the internal affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain. It violates the principles of international law and affects the nature of relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Republic of Iraq, Sayyar added.

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