Iranian official calls on Muslim world to pressure Saudi Arabia to stop "genocide" against Yemenis

Tehran (Debriefer)
2019-11-20 | Since 1 Month

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani

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Iran's Supreme National Security Council Secretary Ali Shamkhani  called on Tuesday on the Muslim world to pressure Saudi Arabia to stop what he called "genocide" against the Yemeni people.

Shamkhani, during a meeting with Pakistan's army commander General Qamar Bajwa, said, "The comprehensive war waged by Saudi Arabia against the oppressed Yemeni people is a clear example of insecurity and widespread violations of human rights in the region."

The Iranian news agency ISNA reported that he said:"Muslim countries must pressure the Saudis to prevent the heinous massacre committed against the oppressed Yemeni people.".

The Iranian official, accused the United States of fomenting division and disagreement among Muslim countries in order to preserve the security of the Zionist entity and expand Washington's domination."

Shamkhani claimed that Tehran's strategy "to consolidate relations between the countries of the region and specifically neighbors."

Yemen has been devastated by a five-year armed conflict between the government backed by the Saudi-led coalition and the Iran-backed Houthis. The conflict erupted after the Houthis ousted the government and seized power in late 2014.

Iran criticizes the military operations carried out by Saudi Arabia in Yemen as Riyadh accuses Tehran of supporting terrorists, interfering in other countries' affairs and being behind attacks on Saudi territory.

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