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Morocco says expels Syrian ambassador
July 16, 2012 / 10:14 AM / 5 years ago

Morocco says expels Syrian ambassador

RABAT (Reuters) - Morocco’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday it had asked the Syrian ambassador to leave the country immediately and declared him persona non grata.

There was no immediate comment from the Syrian embassy. Earlier in the day, a Syrian embassy official denied speculation that the ambassador had defected.

Reporting by Souhail Karam, Writing by Lin Noueihed

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