Sudan closes offices of Iranian missions and groups

Sudan President Omar al-Bashir and Saudi King Salman in Riyadh (SPA)

Sudan closed the offices of all Iranian missions and groups in the country on Thursday as Gulf countries led by Saudi Arabia launched a military operation against Tehran-backed Houthi militias in Yemen, Al Arabiya News Channel reported.

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir also ended all ties with former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who is fighting alongside Houthi rebels to reclaim power in Yemen, The news Channel reported.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:46 - GMT 06:46