Iran speaker dismisses US claims on Yemeni missiles

Islamabad, Dec 24, IRNA - Iran Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani dismissed fresh US allegations that an Iranian missile was used by Yemen to target the Saudi soil, saying that the US eyes a new adventurism in the region.

He made the remarks during a meeting with Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Vyacheslav V. Volodin on the sidelines of first six-nation Speakers' Conference in Islamabad.

On this occasion, he emphasized the expansion of Tehran-Moscow relations, especially in commercial and economic sectors.

Expressing satisfaction over the joint production of locomotives between Iran and Russia, Larijani called for further expansion of mutual cooperation in the sector.

He said that some countries are trying to take advantage from the victory of Iran and Russia in Syria for their own purposes.
He said the presence of US forces in Syria's is barrier to the success of the Syrian security forces against terrorists.

Larijani thanked the Russian counterpart for adopting same policy against the decision of Donald Trump on Al-Quds.

He dismissed fresh US allegations that an Iranian missile was used by Yemen to target Saudi soil saying that Russia is a close friend of Iran and knows that Iran has not provided missiles in Yemen.

Larijani further said that America wants to start a new adventurism in the region by showing some pieces of iron.

Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav V. Volodin on the occasion criticized the United States’ double standards policy on saying that American authorities are afraid of reality.

He emphasized the expansion of harmony and mutual consultation among the regional countries.

Vyacheslav said Russia wants to increase economic cooperation with Iran, and this year, a high level Russian trade delegation will visit Iran.

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