Yemen (IP) - The Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Yemen said the US decision to blacklist the Yemeni Ansarullah movement as a terrorist organization showed that the war imposed on the country is a US-Zionist war.

Iran PressMiddle East: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced that the ministry had informed Congress of its decision to include Ansarullah on the "foreign terrorist organization" list.

In a Wednesday tweet, Hasan Irlu stressed that the US decision indicated that the war on Yemen is an American-Zionist imposed one taken after the consecutive victories of the Ansarullah movement and the defeats of the aggressive Saudi-led coalition. 

Irlu pointed out that the US decision has no legitimacy.

"After a series of repeated Ansarullah victories and despair and successive defeats of the Arab League to complete the aggression and siege against the Yemeni people and complicate the path of peace talks with the UN aristocracy has been achieved." he tweeted.

The US decision to include the Yemeni Ansarullah Movement in its list of 'foreign terrorist organizations' came as the Saudi regime along with the UAE and several other Arab states, with the support of the United States and Britain, have launched a large-scale war against Yemen, the poorest Arab country, since 2015.

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