Iran Accuses Saudi Arabia of Air Strikes on Embassy in Yemen


Iranian embassy in Sana’a in July (Mohammed Huwais/AFP)

January 9, 2016

Komsomolskaya Pravda

Translated from Russian by Kristina Rus

Iran has accused Saudi Arabia of air strikes on the Iranian Embassy in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.

“Riyadh will be held responsible for the damage to the embassy building and injuries received by its employees”, – quotes Reuters the statement of representative of the Foreign Ministry of Iran on local television.

Experts from Human Rights Watch said the Saudis used banned cluster munitions in the bombardment of the capital of Yemen, which is a war crime.

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