After Saudi Arabia’s move to severe all diplomatic relations with Iran, many of its allies have done the same. Saudi Arabia also banned all flights to and from Iran. The day after it was reported that Bahrain had done the same. Today Aviation Iran can confirm that all flights from Iran to Bahrain are flying as scheduled. Gulf Air has flown as normal to the three cities that they operate in Iran. Mahan Air, Taban Air and Zagros Airlines likewise, from Mashhad.
The move by Gulf countries to recall ambassadors is seen as a symbolic move, to show loyality to Saudi Arabia. Another Gulf country, Qatar, has not ruled out that the ambassador will return.
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