Saudi Ambassador to US Prince Khalid bin Salman: Iran wants another ‘Hezbollah’ in Yemen

Speaking to CNN, Prince Khalid bin Salman said that Tehran was the greatest sponsor of terrorism. (Screengrab)

Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to the United States, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, said on Monday that Iran wanted to form another Hezbollah in Yemen through its support of the Houthi militias.

Speaking to CNN, Prince Khalid bin Salman said that Tehran was the greatest sponsor of terrorism. “The problem with Iran is its behavior and desire to expand”, he said adding that it does not only want to destabilize Saudi Arabia, but the entire region.

Destabilizing the region

“Iran does not want to destabilize only Saudi Arabia, but the entire region,” he said in an interview with CNN. “The problem with Tehran is its behavior and its desire to expand.

Prince Khalid bin Salman also said that the problem of Iran lies in its behavior and expansionist ideology. Regarding Yemen, he pointed out that the “coupist militia” in the country, backed by Iran, is the biggest sponsor of terrorism.

He added that Saudi Arabia is the largest supporter of Yemen, highlighting that the plan of comprehensive humanitarian operations covering all areas of Yemen.

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:50 - GMT 06:50
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