May 17, 2019 11:54 Asia/Tehran
  • Iran strongly slams Saudi-led airstrikes on Yemeni capital

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman condemned recent Saudi -Led aggression on Yemen' Sanaa.

Iran Press/Middle East: The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi forcefully condemned recent Saudi-led air raids on Yemen’s capital of Sanaa on Thursday which claimed lives of six civilians, including children.

According to Iran Press, in a Friday statement, Mousavi expressed sympathy to the families of victims, urging the international community to shoulder their responsibility for the Yemeni crisis and to prevent such crimes by any means.

Countries who support Saudi-led coalition by providing weapons are complicit in the crime and should be deemed responsible, he highlighted.


A spokesman for the Yemeni Ministry of Health said more than 77 Yemeni citizens were martyred or injured in a residential area in Sana'a due to Saudi airstrikes.

Witnesses reported the killing of six civilians, including four children from a family, in an air strike to a house in Yemen's capital Sana'a.

These crimes come in the context of the daily crimes of aggression against civilians in Yemen for over four years of brutal aggression amid at international silence of human rights advocates in the world.

Saudi Arabia and a number of its regional allies launched the war on Yemen in March 2015 with the aim of crushing the Houthis and bringing the Riyadh-backed former regime back to power. They have failed to achieve either of the objectives.101/203


Read More:

Iran condemns Saudi-led attack on Yemeni school

UN condemns Saudi massacre in Yemen