persona non grata

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persona non grata

an unwelcome diplomat who must accordingly leave the host country.
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The specter of expelling thousands of Lebanese expatriates has loomed over the nation the past few days amid some media reports claiming that the GCC is preparing a new list of Lebanese who may be considered personae non gratae. Lebanon receives close to $4.5 billion in remittances from Gulf countries each year, representing more than half of the financial inflows to the country.
The story is well known: Since the end of the Ottoman Empire, within the nationalist madness, all Greeks of Asia Minor were declared personae non gratae. Most of them were forced to leave their country, their cities and villages, their houses, fields and shops during the compulsory population exchange of 1923.
30, Venezuela declared three high-ranking diplomats from the US Embassy in Caracas personae non gratae and expelled them.
authorization of the government of Azerbaijan" as well as publication of a list of people declared personae non gratae by the Ministry of
On the federal scene, we were stunned on September 7, 2012, to hear our Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, announce that Canada was closing its embassy in Iran and declare all remaining Iranian diplomats in Canada personae non gratae. Iran had done absolutely nothing to provoke such humiliation.
Earlier on Tuesday, it was made clear that Bulgaria's charge d'affaires in Syria Dimitar Mihaylov is among the diplomats designated "personae non gratae" by the Syrian authorities.