Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of hitting embassy in Yemen air strike

January 7, 2016 12:13 PM

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Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of hitting embassy in Yemen air strike

Saudi warplanes "deliberately" struck Iran's embassy in Yemen in an air raid that wounded staff, Tehran said Thursday, as tensions between the two regional powers mounted.

"This deliberate action by Saudi Arabia is a violation of all international conventions that protect diplomatic missions," foreign ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari was quoted as saying by state television.

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