The crisis in Yemen has no military solution


Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman renewed his call for a political settlement of the crisis in Yemen, saying the blockade of the Arab country and military strikes would achieve nothing and only aggravate regional tensions.

AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman renewed his call for a political settlement of the crisis in Yemen, saying the blockade of the Arab country and military strikes would achieve nothing and only aggravate regional tensions.

Asked about the latest developments in Yemen, Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Tuesday that siege and military strikes are not a solution to the crisis in Yemen and such acts will only escalate tensions in the region.

He added that Iran has always supported a political solution based on ending the blockade imposed on the Yemeni people, ending the war, preventing interference in the country’s internal affairs and preserving territorial integrity. from the country.

Tehran also stresses the need to prevent an escalation of the humanitarian disaster in Yemen, the spokesperson said.

Regarding the escalation of regional tensions, Khatibzadeh said that Iran has always stressed that no regional crisis can be solved by resorting to war and violence and that we can hope to achieve peace and stability in the region in a peaceful atmosphere and avoiding the continuation of tensions and the cycle of violence, reported the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The spokesperson finally underlined the fact that Yemen’s problems are internal, saying that Iran is ready to participate in any initiative that would end the 7-year war against Yemen.

Since March 2015, Saudi Arabia and some of its Arab allies have been carrying out deadly airstrikes against the Houthi Ansarullah movement in an attempt to restore fugitive former president Abd Rabbuh Mansour Hadi, a close ally of Riyadh, to power.

The war has killed tens of thousands of people, mostly civilians, and led to what the UN has described as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

Some 3.3 million people have been displaced from their homes and 24 million, or more than 80% of the population, are in need of assistance, according to the UN.


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