[Dubai, Reuters]-President Iran's President Rouhani called on major countries in the Middle East on diplomatic efforts to ease regional tensions, including the Yemen civil war. However, he said that an Iranian oil tanker that burned in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia last week would be rewarded for being attacked by rockets.
At a press conference broadcast live on state-run television on the 14th, Professor Rouhani renewed his thoughts that he would not respond to bilateral talks unless the US Trump administration reverted to the 2015 nuclear agreement and lifted the sanctions against Iran. Indicated.
Professor Rouhani pointed out that "ending the Yemen civil war will strengthen the region's tensions to ease tensions," and continued that "it will eventually lead to tensions in Iran and Saudi Arabia."
“We are seeking regional peace and stability. The regional crisis can be resolved through diplomatic efforts and cooperation among regional countries,” he stressed.
The relationship between Iran and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has also improved, saying that "authorities have visited each other's countries so far."
The Iran Nuclear Accord was reiterated that it would continue to extend its scope of suspension until its European counterparties maintained their agreement to protect the Iranian economy from US sanctions.
The Iranian-flagged oil tanker “Sabiti”, which burned in the Red Sea, said it was attacked by at least two rockets, and revealed that the attack was filmed.
Mr. Rouhani said that the attack is unquestionable and will be rewarded.