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Saudi Arabia Summons Iranian Ambassador Over 'Hostile' Remarks on Executions

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Saudi Shiite women take part in a protest in the eastern coastal city of Qatif against the execution of prominent Shiite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi authorities, on January 2, 2016.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Saturday, 02 Jan 2016 02:36 PM

DUBAI — Saudi Arabia on Saturday summoned the Iranian ambassador in Riyadh and conveyed a strong protest against Iran's "hostile" remarks on executions carried out by the kingdom, the state news agency SPA said.

The ministry expressed "the kingdom's astonishment and its utter rejection of these hostile statements, which it deemed a blatant intervention in the kingdom's affairs", SPA said.

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Saudi Arabia on Saturday summoned the Iranian ambassador in Riyadh and conveyed a strong protest against Iran's hostile remarks on executions carried out by the kingdom, the state news agency SPA said.
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