Rouhani accuses Riyadh of “spreading hate ideology” (UPDATE)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 22
By Emil Ilgar – Trend:
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has accused Saudi Arabia of “spreading hate ideology” and “encroaching on the rights of its neighbors” addressing the 71st Session of UN General Assembly in New York on Sept. 22.
“The Saudi government must stop continuing with its divisive policies, disseminating the ideology of hatred and encroaching on the rights of its neighbors, and it must shoulder its responsibility with regards to the life and dignity of [Hajj] pilgrims and found its relations on the basis of mutual respect and accepting responsibility towards regional nations if it seeks a new prospect for its development and the security of the region,” Rouhani said in his speech aired live by Iran’s Press TV.