In response to King Salman’s fierce remarks at the United Nations, Iranian officials referred to Saudi Arabia as the main sponsor of “terrorism” in the region.
Iran attacked Saudi Arabia’s “delusion” when Saudi Arabia’s rulers responded in a degrading speech at the UN World Leaders’ Annual Meeting.
In a videotaped statement on Wednesday, King Salman bin Abdulaziz called on the 193-member UN General Assembly to fully resolve the hostilities in Riyadh and prevent it from acquiring weapons of mass destruction.
The 84-year-old Saudi monarch claimed in his speech that Iran used its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers to “strengthen its expansionist activities, establish its terrorist network and use terrorism”, “except for chaos, extremism and sectarianism. Ism”
He said: “Our experience with the Iranian regime tells us that partial solutions and app solutions cannot stop its threats to international peace and security.”
In response, the spokesperson of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Saeed Khatibzadeh accused Saudi Arabia of distorting the facts and attributing the blame to its own “crime”, calling it “the main financial and logistics of terrorism in the region.” supporter”.
Sunni Muslim-majority Saudi Arabia and Shia-dominated Iran have been trapped in several proxy wars in the region for years, including in Yemen, a Saudi-led coalition has been ally with Tehran for the Houthi movement Fight.
Khatibzad said: “Yemen’s constant ground and political failures have turned Saudi Arabia into deliberate conversations. They hope to get rid of their responsibility for war crimes against Yemeni women and children by targeting other countries.”
He added that Saudi Arabia cheered for the “maximum pressure” sanctions imposed by the United States on Iran, its efforts to expand relations with Israel, and its “out-of-pocket ransoms of billions of dollars” had no results and turned it into It is a “trivial” country among Arab countries.
In his speech, King Salman did not criticize the “normalization” of the deal in Washington between the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in recent weeks to establish ties with Israel.
Iran’s special envoy to the United Nations, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, also condemned King Salman’s accusations as “baseless” and accused Saudi Arabia of “the source of instability in the region”.