Somalia Govt Severs Ties With Iran, Orders Iranian Diplomats To Leave The Country ASAP

Somalia government {if there is any government there} yesterday, 7/1/16, announced that it has severed ties with Iran,local media reports. The East African nation joins a growing number of countries, led by Saudi Arabia, to cut off diplomatic relations with Tehran amid escalating tensions.
Saudi Arabia announced Monday it was severing ties with Iran following an attack on its embassy in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Saturday during protests against the execution of a Shiite cleric. Since then, Sudan, Bahrain, Djibouti and now Somalia have followed suit,  Shabelle Media Network in Mogadishu reports.

The Somali government had earlier condemned the attack on the Saudi Embassy, saying the incident "breaks the international treaty on diplomatic relations signed in Vienna in 1961"