Saudi Arabia Holds Iran Responsible for Attack on Its Diplomatic Mission

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Translated from the original Arabic by Al Mutarjim


An official source from the Saudi Arabian Foreign Ministry denounced today (Saturday) the attacks on the Saudi Diplomatic Mission in Iran.

The source said: "The Kingdom (of Saudi Arabia) holds the Iranian government completely responsible for the protection of the Kingdom's missions, and all of the individuals of the diplomatic missions in its territory."

The source stated that the Foreign Ministry issued an official protest with the government of Iran, and that the Kingdom will consider any steps it takes in light of the response of the Iranian government.

Media outlets stated that a group of protesters pelted the Saudi Consulate in the city of Mashhad with stones today, protesting the deployment of Saudi forces into Bahrain. [...]