Aktual mövzular: Dollar alış-satışı , Çempionlar Liqası, Hava haqqında, Məzənnə, Neftin qiyməti

Saudi Arabia to suspend all air traffic with Iran

Saudi Arabia to suspend all air traffic with Iran

OPEC reaches a deal to cut production (02 December 2016 17:46)

Date: 4 January 2016 19:22

Saudi Arabia will suspend all air traffic with Iran, Reuters reports citing Saudi Foreign Minister. The minister also said that all commercial ties between the two countries will be cut.

However, Iranian pilgrims will still be welcome to visit Saudi Arabia, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told Reuters.

On Saturday, demonstrators in Iran protesting the execution of a prominent Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Riyadh, attacked the Saudi embassy in capital Tehran and the consulate in the city of Mashhad.

In the wake of the attacks, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Sudan announced the cutting of diplomatic ties with Iran. Earlier on Monday, the United Arab Emirates announced that it was reducing the number of Iranian diplomats in Abu Dhabi and downgrading the diplomatic ties with Tehran.

Saudi Arabia announced Saturday it had executed 47 men on terrorism charges, including al-Nimr, an outspoken critic of Riyadh authorities, and several alleged al-Qaeda members.

Follow us on Twitter @TRENDNewsAgency


Tags:  Saudi Arabia to suspend all air traffic with Iran


RƏYLƏR


Top news