Yemen war continuation in no one's interest: Iran FM to UAE counterpart
In a telephone conversation with his Emirati counterpart, the Iranian FM says that the continuation of the war and the spread of clashes and disputes in Yemen are not in the interest of any party, nor in the interest of the region.
Today, Wednesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian assured his Emirati counterpart, Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, that the continuation of the war in Yemen is not in the interest of any party, and praised the development of relations between the two sides.
In a statement by the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian phoned his Emirati counterpart Abdullah bin Zayed.
The statement added that Amir-Abdollahian described the relations between the two countries as "positive and in progress," and stated that good meetings and consultations were held between officials of the two countries.
Referring to the Saudi coalition's aggression on Yemen, the Iranian foreign minister said, "We believe that the continuation of the war and the spread of clashes and disputes is not in the interest of either party nor is it in the interest of the region."
He also stressed that "the presence of the Zionist entity in the region is a threat to all countries and the region," stressing that "efforts must be made to prevent any foothold for the cause of crises in the region."
Bin Zayed: The UAE government is serious about developing its relations with Iran
For his part, the UAE Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Zayed, affirmed, according to the statement, that "the UAE government is serious about developing its relations with Iran, and sees the need to continue bilateral talks in various fields."
On the Yemeni issue, the UAE foreign minister said that his country was "trying to encourage all Yemeni parties to reach a political solution with the support of the United Nations."
Earlier today, a Breaking Defense publication revealed that The UAE, via its embassy in "Tel Aviv", reached out to the Israeli Security Ministry to see how a formal request for sending an advanced Israeli radar to Abu Dhabi would be received.