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Iran–Iraq War

Withdrawing The Iranian ambassador From Iraq

Thursday Mar 8, 1990
Baghdad, Iraq

On 8 March 1980, Iran announced it was withdrawing its ambassador from Iraq, downgraded its diplomatic ties to the charge d'affaires level, and demanded that Iraq do the same. The following day, Iraq declared Iran's ambassador persona non-grata, and demanded his withdrawal from Iraq by 15 March.


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