Feb 24, 2019, 6:29 PM
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Yemen targets Saudi positions with missile

Tehran, Feb 24, IRNA – Yemeni army targeted Saudi positions in Southern Saudi Arabia with missile and artillery shells.

According to Yemeni media 'Al-Masirah', Yemen launched Zelzal-1 missile towards Saudi Arabia's positions in Najran.

The Yemeni artillery units also targeted Saudi forces' positions in Al-Zabaa killing some Saudi forces and injuring many others.

Meanwhile, Yemeni snipers killed two Saudi military forces in Jizan.

This is while, Saudi missile and artillery units targeted some villages in Saada Province.

The United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2451 to support the Stockholm Agreement on deployment of a team in order to facilitate monitoring and implementing the Agreement and establishing truce in important Yemeni ports.

The resolution mainly focuses on sending essential commodities to the Yemeni people, supporting the Stockholm Agreement, assigning the Secretary-General of the United Nations to implement it and observing the ceasefire.

The fourth round of Yemen peace talks kicked off in Stockholm, Sweden on December 6 with the attendance of the UN special envoy Martin Griffith and the government representatives. It agreed to establish truce in Yemeni ports of al-Hudaydah, al-Salif and Ayn Issa.

Saudi Arabia and its regional allies attacked Yemen in March 2015 to bring back to power the deposed president of Yemen Abdrabbuh Mansour Hadi.

Since then, the invaders have committed horrible war crimes against Yemeni civilians.

Earlier, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said Iran has given no commitments to any party or country over Yemen.

He added that Tehran believes in establishment of a ceasefire in Yemen and is trying to pave the way for sending humanitarian aid there and holding intra-Yemeni talks.

Islamic Republic of Iran will spare no efforts in line with finding a peaceful solution to Yemen crisis and preventing continuation of humanitarian disaster in this country, Qasemi reiterated.


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