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Saudi vice defense minister slams Iran’s ‘reckless escalation’ in backing terrorist groups

  • The minister slammed Iran for “spreading chaos” by financing terrorist groups including the Houthis
  • The Houthis injured 26 civilians in Saudi Arabia after attacking Abha airport on Wednesday  

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Minister of Defense slammed that Iranian regime for “spreading chaos” in the Middle East by backing terrorist organisations such as Yemen’s Houthi militia.

“For 40 years, the Iranian regime has been spreading chaos, death and destruction, by sponsoring and financing terrorist organizations including the Houthis,” Prince Khalid bin Salman said in a post on his Twitter account.

Khalid bin Salman خالد بن سلمان@kbsalsaudReplying to @kbsalsaud

For 40 years, the Iranian regime has been spreading chaos, death and destruction, by sponsoring and financing terrorist organizations including the Houthis.2981:44 AM – Jun 13, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy477 people are talking about this

The newly appointed minister’s comments came a day after the Iran-backed Houthi militia attacked Abha International Airport in the southwestern province of Asir. The attack injured 26 people, including three women two children.

“The targeting of Abha Airport by Iranian-backed Houthi militia and injuring innocent civilians of various nationalities, is a continuation of their immoral and criminal behavior that is in line with the malign behavior of their patrons,” the Prince said.

Khalid bin Salman خالد بن سلمان@kbsalsaud

The targeting of Abha Airport by Iranian-backed Houthi militia and injuring innocent civilians of various nationalities, is a continuation of their immoral and criminal behavior that is in line with the malign behavior of their patrons. I pray for a quick recovery for the wounded1,3341:44 AM – Jun 13, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy1,836 people are talking about this

The minister blamed the Iranian regime as the only party in the region that pursues “reckless escalation through the use of ballistic missiles and drones to target civilian installations and civilians.

Khalid bin Salman خالد بن سلمان@kbsalsaudReplying to @kbsalsaud

The Iranian regime is the only party in the region that has been pursuing reckless escalation, through the use of ballistic missiles and uavs to directly target civilian installations and innocent civilians.6531:44 AM – Jun 13, 2019Twitter Ads info and privacy1,016 people are talking about this

He concluded by saying that the continuation of the Iranian regime’s “aggression and reckless escalation, whether directly or through its militias, will result in grave consequences.”

“The international community must carry out its responsibility to avoid this outcome,” he added.

Khalid bin Salman خالد بن سلمان@kbsalsaudReplying to @kbsalsaud

The continuation of the Iranian regime’s aggression and reckless escalation, whether directly or through its militias will result in grave consequences. The international community must carry out it’s responsibility to avoid this outcome.