Tehran 0
22 May 2019

Referring to the rocket fired near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad on 19 May and 12 May Fujairah incident, a senior Iranian defence official remarked that "if one day the evidence of recent events is revealed, then we will find that the Saudis, along with the United States, are the main cause". "The Saudis", he added, "are trying to undermine the security of the UAE for punishing the UAE and getting concessions and the United States is trying to exploit the mercenary countries in the region with the policy of Iranophobia". He also insisted that "we are not seeking any war, and we will not start it, but we are fully ready to defend [ourselves]".

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