Saudi Arabia sees the launch of the capital as an act of aggression of Iran
MOSCOW, November 6 — RIA Novosti. Saudi Arabia considers Yemen a perfect launch for Riyadh an act of aggression by Iran, which in the future may be seen as an act of war, a statement by the Arab coalition in Yemen, reports the Saudi state news Agency SPA. In this regard, Saudi Arabia has declared its right to self-defence and in response to Iran.
“The coalition command believes that this is a (start) an outrageous act of military aggression by the Iranian regime and may in the future be regarded as an act of war against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It thereby reaffirms the legitimate right of the Kingdom to defend its territory and its people under article 51 of the UN Charter (the right to self-defence)”, — reads the statement of the military.
“The coalition command also confirms that the Kingdom reserves the right to respond to Iran at an appropriate time in an appropriate way, in accordance with international law and based on the right to self-defence, including defence of the territory, the people and vital interests, as enshrined in international agreements and conventions, including the UN Charter”, — the document says.
The coalition also said that the supply of arms to Yemeni insurgents are a violation of resolution 2216 of the UN security Council and urged the organization, and the international community to “take action” in regards to Iran.