Al-Jubeir: Sanctions were imposed on Iran for its behavior in the region
The Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Adel Al-Jubeir, said that the Iranian speech is twofold, and Tehran must change its behavior, pointing out that "sanctions were imposed on [size=13]Iran because of its behavior in the region and not by our desire."
Al-Jubeir explained that the Iranian constitution provides for exporting the revolution. He asked , "How do we negotiate with Tehran?", But stressed that the Iranian people are a moderate people , but the system has historically kidnapped the state, adding "not targeting Iran , not with missiles or militias, so it stop this."
He continued, "The Yemenis participated in the national dialogue, but the Houthis staged their coup," stressing, "We do not want war in Yemen and we are seeking a political solution."
Al-Jubeir said, "We do not accept that a political minority dominate the scene in Yemen," and called for resolving crises and conflicts around the world through coordination and dialogue.
And yesterday, Thursday, the Saudi Minister of State for Foreign Affairs said, in a session at the World Economic Forum, that it was Iran that started escalation in the region, stressing: Iran should take care of its people and stop sponsoring terrorism.
He said that his country is concerned about Iran's interference in Iraqi affairs, adding that Saudi Arabia cares deeply about Iraq and "we have brotherly relations between us."
Al-Jubeir stressed that Iran's interference is significant, and that the Shiites of Iraq and Lebanon are demonstrating against it.