Saudi FM slams Iran's "interventions" in Mideast

Faisal bin Farhan accuses Iran's proxy militias of obstructing solution for war in Syria, Iran-aligned Huthi group of obstructing peace efforts in Yemen.

DUBAI - Saudi Arabia's Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan on Thursday denounced Iran's "interventions" in the Middle East region, after a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov.

Speaking at a joint news conference in Moscow with Lavrov, broadcast on Saudi TV, the Saudi minister said Tehran's proxy militias were obstructing a solution for the war in Syria. He also accused the Iran-aligned Huthi group in Yemen of obstructing peace efforts in that country.