Iran told to ‘stop intervening’ in Iraq

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Saudi Arabia accused Iran on Sunday of sowing “sedition” in Iraq urging the Islamic republic to “stop intervening” in the affairs of its neighbours.

“Sedition and division in Iraq are the results of sectarian policies that developed out of Iran’s policies in Iraq,” said Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir in a joint press briefing with his British counterpart Philip Hammond in Jeddah.

“If Iran wants stability in Iraq, it has to stop intervening and withdraw,” he said after accusing Tehran of sending “Shia militias” to the war-torn country.

“Iran should respect the principle of good neighbourly relations, to focus on its internal situation and not intervene in the affairs of other countries in the region, mainly Iraq,” he said.

2 COMMENTS

  1. If the Saudis can attack a small neighbor like Yemen, how can they point out their finger towards another country ? They started it in good days but now they theselves are in trouble. Look before you leap – a proverb.

  2. Iran is well known as a state sponsor of terrorism… they have been doing it for years…

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