Iran accuses Bahrain of stoking Gulf tensions

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urged Iran's Gulf Arab neighbours to cooperate against the common threat of "terrorism, extremism and sectarianism"Iran on Sunday accused Sunni-ruled Bahrain of stoking tensions in the Gulf by making unfounded allegations against it, the official IRNA news agency reported. "It is clear that the government of Bahrain, by repeating unfounded allegations, seeks to create a climate of tension in the region," it quoted foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham as saying. On Saturday, Bahrain's interior ministry said it had detained two men accused of trying to smuggle weapons from Shiite Iran.


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