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Saudi Arabia's ambassador rejects Iran's call for cease-fire in Yemen
Saudi Arabia's ambassador rejects Iran's call for cease-fire in Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s envoy in Washington rejected Iranian calls for a cease-fire in Yemen, saying Tehran should have no role in political negotiations in the war-torn country. Saudi-led airstrikes will continue in Yemen until rebel Houthi militants disarm and agree to restore exiled President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi, Adel Jubeir, the Saudi ambassador to the United States, told reporters Wednesday. "Iran has no role to play in Yemen‎‎," Jubeir said. "Iran, last time I checked, does not have a border with Yemen." The Sunni Muslim kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is Shiite Iran's regional rival, shares a rugged 1,000-mile-long land border with Yemen. ...

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