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Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has rejected “baseless” remarks made by Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir who had claimed the Islamic Republic is responsible for the continuation of war in Yemen.
A leading Iranian journalist says Saudi Arabia has asked Iran to pave the way for Riyadh’s honourable exit from Yemen which has been the target of Saudis air raids since 2015.
A Yemeni Nobel peace prize winner says she was fascinated by the friendly behaviour of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after she criticized the country for its role in their encounter, noting that it shows a big difference in thinking between Iranians and Saudis.
Pope Francis, the head of the Roman Catholic Church, has in strongest terms ever condemned the Saudi-led coalition’s war on Yemen, urging the warring sides to respect a “fragile” peace deal, shortly before starting his historic visits to the UAE and Saudi Arabia.
Head of Yemen’s Revolutionary High Council says as the world is celebrating New Year, Saudi-led coalition is causing further bloodshed in the war-torn Yemen by pressing ahead with its relentless massacre there.
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic does not seek to get engaged in any conflict with regional countries, but the country’s Armed Forces are fully aware of certain regional movements and are prepared to counter any security threat.
It’s no exaggeration to say the ceasefire deal brokered in the Swedish capital Stockholm last week could not be worked out if a Saudi journalist had not been slain in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul early October.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed hope that the UN would be able to play its key role in establishing peace in Yemen while remaining unaffected by different pressures.