Saudi Arabia Vows To Hold Iran Accountable



Saudi Arabia has vowed to hold Iran accountable for any action it may take against the Kingdom. The Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal on Thursday accused Tehran of using “murder and mayhem” to increase its sphere of influence. The minister at a religious dialogue conference in Vienna said Riyadh would not quake under Iranian pressure. Prince Faisal vowed that “any action they (Iran) take against us will have a measured response from Saudi Arabia.” The minister did not specify the measures saying “we have to wait and see.”

Iran had denied allegations of its involvement in a foiled plot to assassinate Saudi Ambassador Adel al-Jubeir.

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