Egypt declares Turkish envoy persona non grata — Turkey responds in kind

23 Nov

By Susannah Cullinane

(CNN) — Turkey has declared Egypt’s envoy to Ankara persona non grata in response to Cairo’s decision to expel the Turkish ambassador, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign affairs announced Saturday.

The Egyptian government had earlier summoned Turkey’s ambassador to inform him he was persona non grata and to ask him to leave the country, according to state media in both countries.

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