persona non grata


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

persona non grata

an unwelcome diplomat who must accordingly leave the host country.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hence to declare him persona non grata in Davao City is to deprive him of civil and political rights therein which in effect is depriving him of his citizenship contrary to the manner provided by law.
Read more: Trillanes declared persona non grata in Davao City
Al Rafei said that the ministry, upon orders from the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, handed over to the Syrian Embassy in Amman a letter from the government, declaring the envoy as a persona non grata and requesting him to leave the Kingdom within 24 hours.
Il est desormais persona non grata en Algerie, ecrit le jour nal algerien [beaucoup moins que] L'Expression [beaucoup plus grand que], dans son edition du jeudi 1er aout .
The Foreign Ministry of Kyrgyzstan sent a note declaring Russian State Duma Member Vladimir Zhirinovskiy persona non grata to the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Parliament Speaker Asilbek Jeenbekov told a press conference on July 5 in Parliament.
She was then asked to sign a document that said she was entered as a persona non grata in the Greek national register.
We're in response to the Venezuelan government's actions against two of our personnel, we did inform the Venezuelan government on March 9 that in accordance with article 9 of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and article 23 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, that we had declared two of their second secretaries persona non grata," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said.
According to a diplomat based in Abu Dhabi, GCC interior ministers and security officials are now drawing up separate lists of Lebanese who are deemed persona non grata, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication, citing the report.
Meanwhile, the Moroccan Foreign Ministry said Monday it had asked the Syrian ambassador, now persona non grata in Morocco, to leave the country immediately.
Meanwhile, the Moroccan Foreign Ministry said Monday it is regarding the Syrian ambassador in Morocco a persona non grata and has asked him to leave the country immediately.
And, not that he's seen in these parts very frequently, but the speaker didn't issue one of his persona non grata edicts against Paul LePage, the governor of Maine--and one of O'Brien's political soulmates--when he called the IRS the "new Gestapo" during a recent radio address.
The Syrian Foreign Ministry declared, on 5 June, persona non grata ambassadors and diplomats from EU and Western countries in a retaliatory move following the expulsion of its diplomats last week.