Iran has called on the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia to stop exploiting Islamic sanctities as a means for their own trivial goals after Riyadh claimed, in an allegation later dismissed, that a ballistic missile by the Yemeni army forces and allied fighters had targeted the holy Saudi city of Mecca and the UAE rehashed the accusations that Iran is arming the Yemeni forces.
Iran has dismissed the claims by the United Arab Emirates that the Islamic Republic is arming Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah fighters, urging regional states to remain vigilant against warmongering policies.
Iran has dismissed as “baseless and absurd” the Emirati foreign minister’s allegations that Tehran is fueling regional insecurity, saying such remarks come despite Abu Dhabi’s deadly bombing campaign against Yemeni civilians.
Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said some officials in neighboring Arab countries do not know any other excuse other than blaming Iran for justify their destructive policies.
The charge d’affaires was asked to swiftly secure the release of a group of Iranian teachers who were detained despite their years of lawful service in an Iranian school there.
Every activity in the three Iranian islands has been carried out in line with the Islamic Republic’s sovereign rights, said Afkham.
Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said repetition of unfounded allegations over the territories would not change historical facts.
Iran will soon start exports of electricity to the United Arab Emirates through a subsea power line.
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