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By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 11th, 2016
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Cairo,Egypt (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – The ongoing confrontation between Saudi Arabia and Iran, longtime powerful rivals, is further endangering regional stability, further complicating the already intricate situation in the Middle East. The Riyadh-Tehran dispute came at a critical time when poli...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 10th, 2016
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Cairo, Egypt ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Arab foreign ministers condemned attacks on Saudi diplomatic missions in Iran and warned on Sunday that the country would face wider opposition if it continued its “interference” in the internal affairs of Arab states. Tensions between the Sun...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 10th, 2016
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Tehran, Iran (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iran is seeking to sooth tensions in the region including its frictions with Saudi Arabia, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari was quoted as saying by official IRNA news agency on Sunday. Saudi Arabia has adopted the policy of confrontin...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 9th, 2016
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Ankara, Turkey ( Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Turkey has summoned Iran’s ambassador to Ankara over the controversy created by some Iranian media outlets on Erdogan’s recent visit to Saudi Arabia. Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement Thursday the Iranian ambassador was summ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 7th, 2016
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Djibouti ( AFP + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Djibouti said Wednesday it has cut diplomatic relations with Iran amid a diplomatic crisis with ally Saudi Arabia. The tiny Horn of Africa nation is a strategic port on the Gulf of Aden with a key position on one of the world’s busiest shipping lanes. Djiboutian ...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 6th, 2016
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Nouakchott, Mauritania (Xinhua + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Mauritania has condemned violence witnessed at the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Iran following the execution of a Shiite cleric by Sunni-dominated Saudi Arabia, a source from Mauritania’s foreign ministry said on Tuesday. “The Islamic Repub...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 5th, 2016
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Tehran, Iran ( Reuters + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Saudi Arabia could not hide its “crime” of executing a Shi’ite cleric by cutting ties with Tehran, but Iranian authorities disowned an attack on the Saudi embassy in Iran. Saudi Arabia, Ba...
By Tajuddin
In DIPLOMAT MEMO
Jan 4th, 2016
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Algiers, Algeria (Xinhua + Anadolu Agency + DIPLOMAT.SO) – Algeria on Monday urged Iran and Saudi Arabia for restraint, saying it is concerned about the escalation between the two nations. “Algeria urges the political leadership of both countries to show restraint to avoid further deterio...