Iran summons Afghan envoy after protesters throw rocks at diplomatic missions

Iran summoned the Afghan envoy to Tehran today and is stopping all consular services in Afghanistan, Iranian state TV reported, a day after protesters threw rocks at Iranian diplomatic missions in Kabul and Herat, Reuters reports.

The protests came after videos posted on Twitter in recent days showed young Afghan refugees in Iran being harassed and humiliated in Iran

Iranian officials yesterday denied there was mistreatment of Afghan refugees in Iran, state television reported.

“The Afghan charge d’affaires in Tehran was summoned in protest to attacks on the Iranian embassy in Kabul and the Iranian Consulate in Herat in Afghanistan on Monday,” state TV reported.

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