BREAKING: Bahrain recalls ambassador to Syria

Ahram Online , Monday 8 Aug 2011

Bahrain recalls it's ambassador from Syria for consultation, said Bahrain's Foreign Minister Khaled bin Ahmad Al-Khalifa on Monday, stressing the importance to act wisely. 

Bahrain follows in the footsteps of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, who have both recalled their envoys to Syria on Monday. 

Syria faces increasing pressure as the EU and the US impose sanctions on Syrian officials, including President Bashar Al-Assad, and is mulling expanding them.

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