A powerful Saudi royal said Tuesday that there could be no rapprochement between his country and Iran, which he said wants to dominate the Muslim world.
In a television interview, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also said that his kingdom could withstand a long war in Yemen, where Saudi Arabia fights in support of pro-government forces against Iran-backed rebels.
“How can we get along with a regime which has an extremist ideology… and a profound wish to dominate the Muslim world and spread the Shiite faith?” Prince Mohammed said.
Sunni-majority Saudi Arabia’s longstanding accusations of regional interference by Iran have found a more favourable ear in Washington since President Donald Trump took office in January. More info
By AFP arabianbusiness.com