Iran has condemned US and British army assaults on Yemen, calling them “a transparent violation of the nation’s sovereignty”.
Britain and the US have began launching strikes from the air and sea in opposition to army targets linked to Houthi rebels in Yemen, in response to the motion’s assaults on ships within the Pink Sea in assist of Gaza.
“We strongly condemn the army assaults carried out this morning by the USA and the UK on a number of cities in Yemen,” stated Iranian overseas ministry spokesperson Nasser Kanaani in an announcement, Nournews reported.
“We take into account it a transparent violation of Yemen’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and a breach of worldwide legal guidelines, rules, and rights.”
He added: “These assaults will solely contribute to insecurity and instability within the area.”
Yemen’s Houthis spokesperson stated on Friday there was no justification for the assault.
The Iran-backed group will proceed focusing on ships heading in the direction of Israel, Mohammed Abdulsalam added in a submit on X.
Russia stated it had requested an pressing assembly of the United Nations Safety Council.
The nation, which has in latest months engaged in peace talks with Yemen’s Houthis, is intently monitoring the state of affairs with “nice concern”, its overseas ministry stated in an announcement.
“The dominion emphasises the significance of sustaining the safety and stability of the Pink Sea area, as the liberty of navigation in it’s a global demand,” it added.
Lebanon’s highly effective armed group Hezbollah additionally condemned the strikes.
The Iran-aligned group stated in an announcement: “The American aggression confirms as soon as once more that the US is a full companion within the tragedies and massacres dedicated by the Zionist enemy in Gaza and the area.”
An adviser to Iraq’s prime minister accused the West of increasing the battle between Israel and Hamas, state information company INA reported.
Fadi al-Shammari stated the West was growing tensions within the area – becoming a member of Iran, Hezbollah, and the Houthis themselves in criticising the assaults.