Iran Says Military Operation in Yemen Must Be Stop

Iran Says Military Operation in Yemen Must Be Stop
Thu Mar 26, 2015 14:31:11

Mohammad Javad Zarif the Iranian foreign minister in in an interview with Al-Alam News Network called on Saudi Arabia to stop immediately its military aggression against Yemen.

“We demand an immediate stop to the Saudi military operations in Yemen,” Mohammad Javad Zarif told Al-Alam News Network on Thursday.

Zarif said the military operations constitute a violation of Yemen’s sovereignty and will only lead to bloodshed.

“We will spare no effort to contain the crisis in Yemen,” Zarif said.

The Iranian foreign minister said the act of aggression will benefit no country, adding that the military campaign will further escalate the tensions in the region and Yemen.

The Iranian foreign minister also urged the regional and western countries to avoid playing into the hands of terrorists such as al-Qaeda and ISIS (ISIL) in Yemen.

Zarif spokesman Marzieh Afkham

on Thursday said the aggression is a “dangerous move” and violation of international responsibilities for respecting the sovereignty of countries.

She added military strikes against Yemen would complicate the crisis in the country and destroy chances for peaceful resolution of the crisis in the Yemen.

Afkham said the Saudi-led invasion of Yemen would lead to spread of terrorism and extremism in the region.

In the latest development in Yemen Pakistan said considering a request from Saudi Arabia for troops to send to Yemen.

Saudi Arabia and Persian Gulf region allies including 10- nation launched air strikes in Yemen on Thursday which killed and wounded many and cause so much civilian destruction.

Media outlets reporting that the Saudi kingdom was contributing as many as 150,000 troops and 100 warplanes to the operations and that allies Egypt, Jordan, Sudan and Pakistan were ready to take part in a ground offensive in Yemen.

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