Saudi Arabia announced yesterday it would cut diplomatic ties with Iran, media reported.
The Saudi Press Agency wrote on Twitter;
Foreign Minister: the Kingdom Cuts its Diplomatic Relations with Iran and Withdraws Employees of the Saudi Embassy and Consulate in #Iran.
— SPAENG (@Spa_Eng) January 3, 2016
According to the Al Arabiya, Riyadh announced cutting ties with Tehran and decided to evict Iranian diplomatic mission from Saudi Arabia.
Iranian diplomatic missions were reportedly asked to leave within 48 hours.
The Saudi foreign minister said Riyadh would not allow Iran to "sabotage security" of the kingdom, the media outlet reported.
Meanwhile, Saudi diplomats in Iran have left Tehran and are currently in Dubai.