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Saudi FM Urges Pressure on Iran's Regime to End its Terrorist Conduct

Saudi FM Urges Pressure on Iran's Regime to End its Terrorist Conduct

Friday, 27 September, 2019 - 05:15
Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York City, New York, US, September 26, 2019. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Saudi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf has urged the world to apply "utmost pressure" and cut off the Iranian regime's financial resources.


On the third day of debate Thursday at the UN General Assembly, Assaf again blamed Iran for the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi oil facilities.


"We have known that regime for 40 years. It is good at nothing but masterminding explosions, destruction and assassinations, not only in our region but also throughout the world," Assaf said in his speech.


"Utmost pressure with every tool available should be applied to end the terrorist and aggressive conduct of the Iranian regime.”


He said cutting off "sources of finance" would be the best way to force the regime to change course.


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