The Dutch foreign ministry said the ambassador would return to The Hague on February 10. Iran’s ambassador would also be summoned shortly to the Dutch foreign ministry.
The Netherlands froze diplomatic contacts with Iran after Zahra Bahrami, a 45-year-old woman with dual Dutch-Iranian citizenship, was reportedly hanged last month for alleged drug smuggling.
She was buried some 400 kilometers away from Tehran and her family could not attend the funeral.
Subscribe to The Iranian newsletter
Sign up for our daily newsletter to get the top news stories delivered to your inbox.