Iran warns Saudi-led strikes on Yemen rebels worsen war

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says there is a lack of ‘serious determination to advance the political settlement of the Yemeni crisis’ and this could lead to the ‘destruction of the country and instability in the region’. – EPA pic, January 22, 2022.

IRAN today condemned recent air strikes on rebel-held areas of Yemen, warning they make achieving peace in the war-torn country “more difficult”.

The Saudi-led coalition has denied as “groundless” reports it carried out an air strike on a prison in Yemen’s rebel-held north that aid groups said killed at least 70 people, including migrants, women and children.

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