Houthis say want to strengthen relations with ally Iran

A Houthi fighter stands guard during a rally in the capital Sanaa. (File photo: AFP)

The Houthi militia want to strengthen bilateral ties with Iran in various fields, the foreign minister for the Houthi administration that runs north Yemen told Iran’s new ambassador to the country on Tuesday, the militia-run Saba Net news reported.

Iranian ambassador Hassan Eyrlo said Iran would make every effort to achieve peace in Yemen, in a meeting with Foreign Minister Hesham Sharaf Abdallah during which Eyrlo presented his diplomatic credentials.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 27 October 2020 KSA 16:59 - GMT 13:59