Saturday, January 2, 2016

Saudi summons Iran envoy over execution remarks

Saudi Arabia summoned Iran's ambassador on Saturday over what it described as Tehran’s “hostile” reaction to executions carried out by the kingdom against terrorism convicts, the state news agency SPA reported.

The foreign ministry statement, published on the official SPA news agency, said the kingdom handed the Iranian envoy a “strongly worded memorandum” to express "the kingdom's astonishment and its utter rejection of these hostile statements, which it deemed a blatant intervention in the kingdom's affairs."

  • The Saudi foreign ministry also said it holds Iran responsible for the protection of its embassy in Tehran and its consulate in the northeast Iranian city of Mashhad.

Earlier in the day, Saudi Arabia executed 47 people convicted of plotting and carrying out terrorist attacks, targeting civilians and security forces in the kingdom...

  alarabiya.net with AFP
2/1/16
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2 comments:

  1. Lanzan cocteles Molotov contra la embajada saudita en Irán tras la ejecución de un clérigo ...

    La ejecución del clérigo chiita Nimr Baqir al-Nimr en Arabia Saudita ha provocado la ira de los iraníes, que también han expresado su enojo incendiando el consulado saudí que se encuentra en la segunda ciudad más grande de Irán, Mashhad. Imágenes que se circulan en la Red muestran a los protestantes, que han arrancado la bandera de Arabia Saudita del consulado............https://actualidad.rt.com/actualidad/195836-video-cocteles-molotov-embajada-arabia-saudita-iran

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  2. Bahréin ha amenazado con la cárcel a los que expresen su indignación e inciten a la violencia tras la ejecución del religioso chií Nimr Baqer al Nimr en Arabia Saudí...

    "El Ministerio del Interior apoya el derecho de Arabia Saudí de tomar medidas que considere adecuadas para garantizar su seguridad, por ello cualquier intento de utilizar la ejecución en Arabia Saudí para incitar al odio religioso y la violencia será castigado con la ley", reza un comunicado del organismo al que tuvo acceso RIA Novosti...........http://sptnkne.ws/awtE

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