Iran Will Restore Ties With Saudi Arabia If They Stop Bombing Yemen & Bowing To Israel

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The Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated that his country was ready to restore “good relations” with Saudi Arabia, but only if the kingdom meets certain requirements

“We want Saudi Arabia to stop two things, the misguided friendship with Israel and the inhuman bombardment of Yemen,” Rouhani told lawmakers on Sunday.

Riyadh cut off diplomatic ties with Tehran in January 2016 following protests in front of its diplomatic premises in Tehran.

Rouhani ‘s remarks comes at a time when the entire Muslim world is rallying in support of Palestine against the US’ move to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

RT reports: The confrontation between Iran and Saudi Arabia is multi-layered, rooted in religious, economic and political differences between the two. But, according to Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, relations between the two may improve, if the Saudis take a certain course of action.

“Saudi Arabia should suspend its bombardment of Yemen and stop looking for contacts with the Zionist regime,” he said in an address to parliament on Sunday as cited by Iran’s Press TV. “We want Saudi Arabia to stop two things, the misguided friendship with Israel and the inhuman bombardment of Yemen.”

Rouhani said if these two conditions are met, relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia may be restored. Riyadh severed formal relations with Tehran in January 2016 in response to an attack on its embassy in the Islamic Republic. The diplomatic facility was seized by a crowd of angry protesters, who wanted revenge for the execution of prominent Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr days earlier. The diplomatic rift came amid a long period of escalating tension between the two Muslim nations.

The crisis came months after the death of masses of pilgrims in Saudi Arabia-controlled Mina in September 2015. Of the estimated 2,400 pilgrims killed in the stampede over 460 were Iranian nationals. Iranian officials accused the Saudis of negligence and a failure to uphold their responsibility as custodians of Islamic holy sites. The criticism was branded as an attempt to play politics in Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia and Iran accuse each other of various misdeeds, including sponsoring terrorism, twisting the arms of third countries in the region, waging propaganda campaigns against each other and being unfaithful to the tenets of Islam, with the nations being champions of the two major sects of the religion. They are also on opposite sides in their relations with the United States, with Shia Iran having been a sworn enemy of Washington ever since the 1979 revolution and Sunni Saudi Arabia being a key military and trade partner for America.

The remarks by Rouhani came after senior Israeli officials indicated that their government was involved in clandestine cooperation with some Arab countries, including Saudi Arabia, and was willing to do even more to curb the growing influence of Iran. Tehran has succeeded in furthering its goals in the region lately, Middle East observers say, gaining a better foothold in Iraq and Syria and defending Lebanon from a perceived attempt by Saudi Arabia to undermine the positions of Hezbollah militant movement.


    • wtf are al saud people dickhead?.. why the fuck do you refugees try writing English before you even learn the language?.. lol Hilarious

      • “Why do refugees try writing English before you learn the language” Do you know what a refugee is by any chance? Let me educate you, a refugee is a displaced person who has been forced to cross national boundaries and who cannot return home safely. A refugee is many times exploited and generally lives in a lower quality of life.

        Where do you get that one, who is a refugee, educates themselves on another language when the focus is to maintain a better living condition for yourself and loved ones.

  1. Don’t buy the lie. Iran and Syria are not the bad guys. Saudi Arabia might be in that group now too, time will tell.

  2. Why have they used the photo of this raghead that tries to make him look like a “real nice guy”… he is evil..he has massive demons on him.. so does the other guy in the story…. ummm these clowns are muslims…. do the math…this war is going to happen there is nothing that can stop it.. It is part of God’s major plan.. when are you people going to wake up and smell the coffee

    • Dude, not reading world news, watching TV and eating abominated foods (GMO) has you most ignorant. I will pray for you.

  3. To drive the middle east into a federation, like the EU and USA. Its about creating the power structure to complete the dominion of the UN one world government.

  4. This cannot happen, firstly bible prophecy must be fulfilled, and secondly Mohammad bin Salman already purged the kingdom of certain kings who were neutral with Iran.

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