The coast guard of Saudi Arabia opened fire on the Iranian vessels
In the Persian Gulf, the coast guard of Saudi Arabia opened fire on two Iranian fishing vessels. As a result of incident one person was killed, according to Iranian television channel Press TV.
Iranian fishermen off course due to the rough sea. The representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Iran Majid Aka Baba stressed that Saudi border guards opened fire without clarification.
This move by the Saudis is not compatible with universal norms, and even if the court had crossed the border over the waves, they had no right to shoot him.Majid Aka-Babymonitor internal Affairs of Iran
The interior Ministry of Iran also said that find out whether the fishermen entered the territorial waters of Saudi Arabia.
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— Amir Daneshvar (@amirdaneshvar) 17 Jun 2017
Saudi Arabia and Iran have repeatedly put forward the mutual claims of interference in internal Affairs and supporting the extremists. So, June 7, after the terrorist attack in Tehran, the Iranian Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) has accused the Saudi authorities of involvement in the attack. In April 2016 the government of Saudi Arabia has banned Iranian oil tankers from entering its ports and restricted their access to its territorial waters.