terça-feira, 5 de janeiro de 2016

Bahrain and Sudan added to Riyadh to cut relations with Iran

The Saudi Arabia claims to have buried this evening the Shiite cleric running on Saturday and whose death is at the root of the largest escalation of tension between Riyadh and Tehran the last three decades.

Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, an opponent to the Saudi regime, would have been buried in a cemetery whose location has not been revealed by the authorities of the country.

In Tehran, the regime accuses Riyadh of disguise, what it considers to be "a strategic error" with the rupture of diplomatic relations announced on Sunday.

"Unfortunately the Government of Saudi Arabia appears to defend their interests and their existence to want to foment tension in the region," said Hossein Ansari Jaberi, the spokesman for the Foreign Minister.

Iran has vowed to avenge the death of cleric already threatens to inflame relations between the Shiite and Sunni communities throughout the Middle East. Riyadh gave 48 hours the Iranian diplomats to leave the country, while still defending the execution of Nimr al-Nimr and other 46 people accused of terrorism.

"We're determined to prevent Iran mobilize or establish terrorist cells in our territory or in countries that are our allies," the Saudi Foreign Minister, Adel Al-Jubeir.

Riyadh started however the repatriate their diplomats based in Iran after an Embassy and a Consulate Saudis have been the target of attacks on Sunday.

The Russia offered this morning to mediate the crisis between the two countries which assumes the proportions of a military conflict in Yemen, after the failure of the peace agreement on December 15.

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