Iran summons Riyadh's envoy to protest Saudi action that turned back Yemen-bound Iranian plane

April 30, 2015 6:02 PM

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Iran summons Riyadh's envoy to protest Saudi action that turned back Yemen-bound Iranian plane

Officials of Felix Airways, a domestic airline, inspect a plane destroyed by Saudi-led airstrikes, at the Sanaa International airport, in Yemen, Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounded Shiite rebels and their allies overnight and throughout the day on Tuesday in the Yemeni capital. Around midday, airstrikes hit Sanaa International airport, setting a plane owned by a private company on fire, according to a statement released by the Shiite rebels, known as Houthis. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed) (The Associated Press)

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the top Saudi diplomat in Tehran over the kingdom's action this week that prevented an Iranian plane with humanitarian aid from landing in the Yemeni capital.

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