Lebanon's former deputy parliament speaker Elie al-Ferzli believes that the tensions between Riyadh and Ankara will increase after the recent coup attempt in Turkey.
In an article published by Iran Daily, the senior Iranian political analyst Seyyed Hossein Mousavian blamed the Saudi government for its increasing support for the anti-Iran terrorist group the “Mujahedin Khalq,” or MKO, and emphasized that all forms of terrorism, from Iran to Europe, should be eradicated.
A couple of Iranian Parliament members referred to the history of Saudi Arabia’s interference in the domestic affairs of Middle Eastern countries, and did not rule out the possibility of Riyadh’s role in the recent failed coup in Turkey.
In a Saturday article, Khabar Online has discussed the recent coup attempt in Turkey, its perpetrators, its authenticity, and the advantages and disadvantages it could have for the Middle East, particularly Iran.
Hamid-Reza Moqaddamfar, an advisor to the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), blasted the recent participation of Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal in the gathering of the terrorist group Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) in Paris, and described it as another proof of Riyadh’s support for terrorism.
An Iranian analyst of Turkish affairs says the recent deadly terrorist blasts in Istanbul were a message from Saudi Arabia to Turkey, reminding Ankara of who the boss is.
An Iranian trade official hailed the positive outcomes of a recent nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, known as JCPOA, but at the same time criticized the West over their failure to fulfill their obligations in full.
Mahdi Mohammadi, an Iranian political analyst, believes that the recent appointment of Major General Mohammad Bagheri as the new Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces sends a very important message to the country’s military rivals.
Former Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian described certain regional states' attempts to establish relations with Israel as a strategic mistake with dire repercussions.
The Turkish Ambassador to Tehran believes that a détente between Turkey and Israel regime is profitable for stability throughout the region.