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Iran condemns Saudi bombing of Yemen

Hard-line Iranian officials have condemned the United States and Saudi Arabia for the bombing in Yemen and have warned of consequences for Saudi Arabia.
Civil defence workers and people search for survivors under the rubble of houses destroyed by an air strike near Sanaa Airport March 26, 2015. Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies launched military operations including air strikes in Yemen on Thursday, officials said, to counter Iran-allied forces besieging the southern city of Aden where the U.S.-backed Yemeni president had taken refuge.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah - RTR4UXDR
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Iranian officials and military commanders have condemned the bombing of Yemen by a coalition of countries led by Saudi Arabia against Houthi rebels.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who's in Switzerland for the nuclear negotiations, called for “an immediate halt of Saudi Arabia’s military operations in Yemen.” He added that the attack “would escalate tensions in the region.”

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