Bab al-Mandab, Yemen 0
23 March 2021

Marking the sixth anniversary of the Yemen war, Iran’s Foreign Ministry reiterated that “the Yemen crisis has no military solution… Iran supports any peace plan focused on ending the aggression, declaring a nationwide ceasefire, ending the occupation, lifting the economic siege, starting the political dialogue and finally letting Yemenis take the helm of shaping their political future free from any foreign interference”. The following day, Iran’s ambassador to Sanaa contended that “the [22 March] Saudi initiative for Yemen is a project of permanent war; it will keep up occupation and war crimes there, and will not put an end to the war”.

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