29935
Saudi Charge D’affaires Summoned
National

Saudi Charge D’affaires Summoned

Iran summoned Saudi Arabia’s charge d’affaires on Sunday over the execution of three Iranians, whom the kingdom had convicted of drug smuggling.
The Foreign Ministry called the Saudi charge d’affaires, Ahmed al-Muwallid, in the absence of the ambassador to convey its dismay over the executions.
Hassan Qashqavi, a deputy foreign minister, said earlier that “unfortunately, by implementing the death sentence against three of our nationals, the government of Saudi Arabia did not do justice to bilateral ties.”
“Countries refrain from executing such sentences by respecting bilateral relations and keeping in mind that implementing such sentences will not bear a positive effect on ties,” Qashqavi was quoted as saying by Press TV.
“There are many foreign nationals sentenced to death in Iran. However, the implementation of the sentences has been halted … due to some expediencies.”
Qashqavi also said the Iranians were denied legal representation and that Tehran would take proportionate diplomatic action following the executions.
The Saudi Press Agency said the death sentences of the Iranians, who had been arrested while allegedly smuggling large amounts of hashish to the kingdom, were carried out in the city of Dammam earlier in the day.

 

Short URL : http://goo.gl/3FKEJB
  1. http://goo.gl/wxV45w
  • http://goo.gl/T7j2u9
  • http://goo.gl/nqaM39
  • http://goo.gl/4Zv8bX
  • http://goo.gl/KhX8As

You can also read ...

Rouhani Congratulates Jordan King
President Hassan Rouhani sent a congratulated Jordan's King...
Moroccan Charges Unwarranted
 The Foreign Ministry categorically rejected the “repetitive”...
Support for Lebanese Unity
Iran’s Ambassador in Lebanon Mohammad Fathali welcomed the...
Iran Wants EU to Present Economic Package Compensating US JCPOA Withdrawal
Senior diplomats from Iran and five world powers met in Vienna...
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei addresses authorities in Tehran on Wednesday.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei...
US House Amendment Curtails Trump Warmongering
The US House of Representatives late Tuesday unanimously...
President Vladimir Putin (R) and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron shake hands as they leave after a news conference in St. Petersburg on May 24.
President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia...

Trending

Googleplus