Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of direct military aggression

Saudi Arabia has accused Iran of direct military aggression

The crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman accused Iran in an act of “direct military aggression” for supplying missiles to the rebels in Yemen, according to BBC News.

On this Salman said during a telephone conversation with British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

The accusations against Tehran has made after Saturday, November 4, Shiite Houthi rebels from Yemen launched a ballistic missile at the international airport of Riyadh.

To intercept a projectile fired several missiles MIM-104 Patriot, Yemen, in turn, claims that their missile Burkan-1 (modernized Soviet R-17 “Elbrus” and North Korean “Hwaseong-6”) reached the goal.

Saudi Air Defense have intercepted an #Iranian 2H Burkan missile fired from #Yemen targeting King Khaled Airport

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In providing the rebels ballistic missiles Saudi Arabia has accused Iran. Tehran denies any involvement in the attack. At the same time, Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that “aggressive action” and “regional provocations,” Saudi Arabia threatened the Middle East.

In Yemen for several years of civil war. One of the warring parties is the military wing of the Houthis (the Shiite movement “Ansar Allah”) and those loyal to former President Ali Abdullah Saleh of the army, the other troops expelled their Sunni President Abd-rabbu Mansour Hadi and the Saudi-led coalition.