Bahrain’s MPs have sought to impose a trade embargo with Iran following the severing of diplomatic ties with the country.
Five MPs put forward a proposal that also included preventing Bahrainis from travelling to Iran, ending all commercial relations and stopping all aviation and maritime traffic, according to Gulf Daily News.
Of the 28 MPs in attendance at the weekly session yesterday, 16 voted in favour of the proposal, four rejected eight abstained.
Bahrain was among a number of Gulf countries to end diplomatic relations with Tehran following attacks on Saudi missions by Iranian protesters.For all the latest business news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.
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