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Iran Mends Fences in Baku

BAKU, Azerbaijan — Iran's ambassador to Azerbaijan, withdrawn last month to protest Baku's hosting of the Eurovision Song Contest, has returned to his post in a sign of easing tension between the Caspian Sea neighbors.

Tehran recalled Ambassador Mohammad Bagir Bahrami for consultations after Iranian clerics criticized Baku for hosting the flamboyant annual pageant of European pop, capping months of accusations by the two countries of meddling in each other's affairs.


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