Iran's permanent representative to the United Nations called Saudi Arabia a source of instability in the region and expressed that Saudi Wahhabi ideology is the main inspiration for ISIS and al-Qaeda, and it is the main sponsor of these terrorist outfits with its oil dollars.

Iran PressAmerica: At the 75th session of the UN General Assembly, King Salman bin Abdulaziz of Saudi Arabia allegedly accused Iran of pursuing tension-escalating and destructive policies in the West Asian region and interfering in the affairs of Arab countries.

Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on Thursday, called the accusations of the Saudi king baseless and rejected them, saying: "By desperately trying to accuse others, Saudi Arabia is trying to divert attention from its dark and long history of widespread support for terrorism, the spread of extremist beliefs, hypocrisy, and grudge, destabilizing actions in the region and its crimes of aggression against Yemen for the past six years."

Takht Ravanchi added that Saudi Arabia, as a source of instability in the region, was the main sponsor of Saddam, the ousted dictator of Iraq, in his eight-year aggression against Iran.

The Iranian diplomat stated: "Despite all the crimes committed by Saudi Arabia, which are in clear violation of international law and cause international responsibility for this country, the leaders of Al Saud still use famine as a method of war and It also continues to prevent the delivery of fuel, food, and medicine to the Yemeni people in a completely inhumane act."

Iran's Permanent Representative to the United Nations stressed: "Peace and security cannot be achieved by relying on foreign forces who only pursue their own interests and sell their weapons but through honest dialogue with the participation of all countries in the region based on mutual respect and adherence to the fundamental principles of international law."


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