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Saudi Arab accused of attacking Iran’s embassy in Yemen

TEHRAN: On Thursday, Iran stated that Saudi warplanes had assailed its delegation in Yemen’s capital, a growth that would aggravate even the existing apprehensions between the two states, and Saudi Arab then stated that it would investigate the indictment.

“Saudi Arabia is responsible for the damage to the embassy building and the injury to some of its staff,” Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari was noted stating through the state television of Iran’s news channel IRIB.

The eye witnesses and the localities of the capital stated that no damage was done to the building of embassy in Hadda district.

The localities stated that an air strike had hit a community square about 700 metres (yards) away from the embassy and even in the yard of the embassy some pebbles and shrapnel had landed in their premises.

A mounting political disagreement between Saudi Arab and Iran gave blow after Saudi’s execution of the prominent Shia cleric Nimr, the execution has ruined the outlook for any declaration to the conflict in Yemen. In Yemen there was a association led by Saudi Arabia that has been fighting the Houthi lobby group.

On Thursday, a resident of Sanaa went to the embassy and detailed that there was no harm but also added that there was some shrapnel scattered nearby.

The coalition of Saud Arab’s spokesman Brigadier General Ahmed Asseri stated on Wednesday that the coalition jets laid down profound strikes in Sanaa at night in order to target missile launchers exercised by the Houthi militia to fire at Saudi Arabia.

It is also stated that the coalition would look into Iran’s allegation and also stated that the Houthis has used resident facilities together with abandoned embassies.

Asseri stated that the partnership had requested all stated had to contribute it with synchronization of the position of their diplomatic missions and that allegations made on the basis of information provided by the Houthis “have no credibility”.

Whilst Saudi Arab perceive the Houthis as a substitute for bitter regional rival Iran to increase its authority, the Houthis contradict this and say they are fighting a uprising against a corrupt government and Gulf Arab powers obliged to the West

 

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