Pentagon: US backs Saudi Arabia to end Iran's influence in Region

Pentagon: US backs Saudi Arabia to end Iran's influence in Region
Pentagon: US backs Saudi Arabia to end Iran's influence in Region

The US praised Saudi Arabia for "exposing" Iran's role in Yemen and Tehran's provision of missile systems to Houthi terrorists, The New York Times newspaper reported.

"We continue to maintain strong defense ties with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and work together on common security priorities to include combat operations against violent extremist organizations, and neutralizing Iran's destabilizing influence in the Middle East region," said Pentagon spokesman Marine Major Adrian Rankine-Galloway.

On Saturday night, Saudi Arabia's Royal Air Defense announced it downed an destroyed a ballistic missile in northeastern the capital Riyadh. 

Since March 2015, a Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting the Houthi terrorists in the Arab peninsula state of Yemen.

Last Modified: 11 07 2017 10:25 AM

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