Iranian regime Is A Rogue And Terrorist Regime: Saudi Arabia in United Nations

Iranian regime Is A Rogue And Terrorist Regime: Saudi Arabia in United Nations
Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf

Saudi Arabia has stressed that the recenthostilities and attacks on its oil facilities exposed the nature of the Iranianregime to the whole world, noting that the world is facing a rogue andterrorist regime, threatening international peace and security, energy securityand the global economy.

This came in a speech delivered by SaudiForeign Minister Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf at the 74th session of UnitedNations General Assembly in New York.

Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Assaf describedwhat occurred on 14th of September as a serious threat that violates theprinciples and charter of this organization and threatens the security,stability and prosperity of our region and the world, which necessitates ahistoric position from all of us.

Minister Al-Assaf stated that the sabotageattacks on the two oil facilities at Abqaiq and Khurais in the Kingdom using 25Cruise missiles and drones, caused a 50% decrease in oil production equivalentto approximately 5.7 million barrels, are a flagrant violation of internationallaws and norms and an attack on international peace and security and constitutea major threat to oil supplies to world markets.

Al-Assaf pointed that who stands behind suchsabotage attacks, they also attacked commercial vessels in the Gulf of Oman inJune and July as their proxies launched attacks on Abha Airport in July andShaybah oil field in August.

The Foreign Minister noted that this regimecarried out terrorist acts in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait,Lebanon, European countries and throughout the world as well as its involvementin assassinations of a number of Saudi diplomats in Thailand in 1989 and 1990,the Saudi diplomat in the city of Karachi in 2011, and in the same year theyattempted to assassinate the Saudi ambassador to the United States and theirassassination of Lebanese Prime Minister Rafiq Hariri in Beirut in 2005 alongwith their terrorist acts in Denmark, France, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon andother countries in the region.

Minister Al-Assaf affirmed that thisorganization, and the world as a whole are facing a moral and historicalresponsibility to deter and stand up against the terrorist and aggressive behaviorof the Iranian regime in order to maintain the international peace andsecurity, stability of the world economy and energy security.

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