YEMEN Press Agency

Raisi: No mind to reopening Saudi embassy in Tehran, Yemen war must be stopped

TEHRAN, Jun. 21 (YPA) – Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that “there is no objection to reopening the Saudi embassy in Tehran.”

“We welcome the strengthening of relations with all countries of the world and neighboring countries on our top priorities,” he added, noting that Iran attaches great importance to good relations with neighboring countries.

Regarding the Yemeni crisis, Raisi stressed that that military operations and the war in Yemen must be stopped urgently, and “the Yemeni people decide the form of their government, and they decide their fate themselves.”

He continued: “Saudi Arabia should stop its military operations in Yemen, and let the Yemenis form their government on their own,” noting that “Saudi Arabia must stop its attacks that target civilians and infrastructure in Yemen.”