Thursday, February 2, 2023

Iran protests Saudi airstrike on vicinity of Embassy

Iran has called for a clear response from the Saudi government about the attack near its Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen.

Iran on Monday protested to the Saudi government over the airstrike near Iranian Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen.

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said Monday that Iran has summoned Saudi charge d’affaires to Tehran to protest air strikes near the Iranian embassy in Sana’a.

Afkham told IRNA that Iran has called for a clear response from the Saudi government about today’s attack near the Iranian Embassy.

The spokeswoman said that Iran holds the Saudi government responsible for the air strike by the Saudi-led coalition launching attacks on Yemen.

She said that the Saudi government is accountable for the probable damage to the Iranian embassy, reminding their responsibility to ensure the safety of the Iranian diplomats in Sana’a.

Meanwhile, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said that unfortunately air strike damaged building of the Iranian Embassy in Sana’a, the windows of the embassy were shattered, but, fortunately our ambassador and the diplomatic staff were not hurt.

Amir Abdollahian said that the Iranian Embassy will continue with humanitarian relief operations in Sana’a.

He said that Saudi Arabia, as the aggressor, will be held accountable for any damage to the Iranian Embassy.

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