Rouhani says Saudi attacks were self-defense by Yemen militia

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities were an act of self-defense by Yemeni militia.

“Yemen is the target of daily bombings ... The people of Yemen have been forced to respond, they are only defending themselves,” Rouhani told a news conference in Ankara, alongside the leaders of Russia and Turkey.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:00 - GMT 07:00