Baku. 4 January. The latest developments after Saudi Arabia severs diplomatic ties with Iran following the execution of a prominent opposition Shiite cleric and attacks on its diplomatic posts in the Islamic Republic.
Xeberler.ru informs citing the foreign media, a Bahraini government minister says the tiny island kingdom is severing its diplomatic ties with Iran.
Minister of Media Affairs Isa al-Hamadi made the announcement on Monday.
Bahrain’s decision comes amid heightened tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
Bahrain frequently accuses Iran of being behind the long-running, low-level insurgency in the country since its majority Shiite population began protests in 2011 against Bahrain’s Sunni rulers.