• Ghasemi:

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has emphasized that there is no military solution to the crisis in Yemen, and persisting with military aggression against Yemen will lead nowhere. Ghasemi strongly condemned the latest efforts by Saudi and United Arab Emirates military forces to capture the port city of Hodeidah, strongly condemning the killing of Yemeni civilians by the Saudi-led military forces.

The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, roundly condemned the ongoing Saudi airstrikes and naval attacks on the port city of Hodeidah on Thursday and expressed concern about the worsening humanitarian situation in the major Yemeni port city. 

Ghasemi went on to emphasized that there is no military solution to the situation in Yemen and called on those who have transgressed against the Yemeni nation to stop their military assault.

He pointedly added: "Continuing with military aggression will only further complicate the situation".

Saudi Arabia and its regional allies attacked Yemen in March 2015 to bring back to power the deposed president of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

Thousands of Yemenis have been killed in the attacks conducted by the Saudi-US coalition and more than 2,000 have died due to a cholera epidemic.

Jun 14, 2018 15:51 Asia/Tehran
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