Sudan announces expulsion of Iranian ambassador in a phone call with Deputy Crown Prince
الاثنين 1437/3/24 هـ الموافق 2016/01/04 م واس
Riyadh, Rabi'I 24, 1437, January 04, 2016, SPA -- Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Crown Prince, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense received today a telephone call from Minister of State at Sudanese Republic Presidency and Director General of President's Offices at the Republic Presidency and Cabinet Lieutenant General Taha Othman Al-Hussein.
During the conversation, Lieutenant General Al-Hussein said that the Republic of Sudan decided to expel the Iranian ambassador from Sudan and the entire mission, and summon the Sudanese ambassador from Iran, stressing Sudan's condemnation of the Iranian interference in the region through a sectarian approach, and the negligence of the Iranian authorities to prevent attacks on the Saudi embassy and consulate in Iran.
He expressed the Republic of Sudan's standing and solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in confronting terrorism and the implementation of deterrent measures against it.
15:14 LOCAL TIME 12:14 GMT