Maldives severs diplomatic relations with Iran

May 18, 2016

TEHRAN – The Maldivian government on Tuesday announced severing of diplomatic ties with Iran over what it called Iran’s “detrimental policies” toward the Middle East, according to Sputnik.

Referring to the OIC summit held in Turkey last month, Maldives’ Foreign Ministry stated, “The Maldives calls on Iran to show more commitment and tangible results in implementing the recommendations of the OIC.”

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