Source Rejects Media Reports on Iranian Weapons in Yemen

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – An informed source at the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Saturday categorically denied some Arab media reports about Iran’s effort to send arms to Yemen via Eritrea, saying such reports are aim at undermining Iran’s regional influence.


Speaking to Tasnim News Agency on the condition of anonymity, the source said media reports that Iran is arming Houthi groups in Yemen via Eritrea are “sheer lies”.

The source said such reports are part of smear campaign aimed against Iran before Geneva 2 conference on Syria.[Full article]