Yemeni FM extends condolences to Iran over death of ambassador to Sana’a

Yemeni FM extends condolences to Iran over death of ambassador to Sana’a

Yemen’s foreign minister has offered condolences over the death of Iranian Ambassador to Sana’a Hassan Irloo, who died of COVID-19 complications after some Saudi officials delayed his return home for medical treatment.

“The foreign minister (Hisham Sharaf Abdullah) conveys his heartfelt condolences to the Iranian government, nation and family of heroic Irloo over the ambassador’s demise,” the ministry wrote in a Facebook post on Tuesday.

“May his soul rest in peace and may God grant his family the strength and patience to endure this great pain,” the message also read.

Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tuesday that some executive bodies in Riyadh were to blame for a delay in allowing Iran’s late ambassador to Yemen, adding that Tehran will lodge a formal protest over the foot-dragging in accordance with international law.

Separately, the spokesman for the popular Ansarullah resistance movement expressed his condolences to Tehran on the demise of the…

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