Saudi's are following in Israel's Footsteps - Iranian Commander

Written by  Published by:Pakistan Views Monday, 27 April 2015 18:30

ANKARA: Iran elite Revolutionary Guards' commander accused Saudi Arabia of following in Israel's footsteps in the Islamic world by carrying out air strikes in Yemen, the official IRNA news agency reported on Monday.

A Saudi-led alliance began bombing Houthi militia in Yemen last month, seeing a threat from their advances across the Arabian Peninsula state. Riyadh also wants to restore Yemen's president, forced into exile by the Houthis.

General Mohammad Ali Jafari, commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards, said Saudi Arabia was “shamelessly and disgracefully bombing and killing a nation”.

“Saudi Arabia is following in the Zionist [Israel] regime's footsteps in the Islamic world,” Jafari was quoted as saying by IRNA.

The United States and Saudi Arabia have accused Iran of arming the Houthis but Iran says it gives only political and humanitarian support to the Houthis.

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