Syria declares Western envoys personae non gratae
DAMASCUS - Agence France-Presse
Syrian President Bashar Assad. AP PhotoSyria declared on Tuesday that the ambassadors of several Western were personae non gratae, in an official statement from the foreign ministry.
"Some states recently informed heads of our diplomatic missions and embassy staff that they are unwelcome," the statement said, adding Syria was now designating the ambassadors of the United States, Britain, France and Turkey, among others, as personae non gratae.