The French government expelled Iranian state television journalist Kamran Najafzadeh from the country today, the Iranian asriran.com website reported.
According to the information, France took the step in response to the expulsion of the RFI news agency correspondent from Iran.
The RFI news agency's correspondent Jay Deshmukh was expelled from Iran last Friday.
Deshmukh is a journalist of Indian origin and worked as the chief editor of the RFI Tehran Office. The reasons for his expulsion have not been reported.