Breaking news: Saudi Arabia cuts diplomatic ties with Iran following yesterday’s protest and attack on their embassy in Teheran. The tensions were sparked when Saudi Arabia executed a Shiite cleric.
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said that in a time period of 48 hours all diplomats must return to their country. According to Al Arabiya TV, all Saudi diplomats have been evacuated from Iran and are currently in Dubai.
Saudi’s biggest Western ally, the United States, urged both countries to find a diplomatic solution to the tensions. However, according to sources close to Riyadh told Reuters that Saudi Arabia thinks that “enough is enough when it comes to Iran.”
It’s interesting to see what positions will the other big countries take as this conflict can easily escalate.
A potential war between the two countries could lead to unthinkable consequences and a big World War.