The United States has expressed concern about the imminent threat posed by the Islamic Republic to Saudi Arabia and has warned it will not hesitate to respond if necessary.
A spokesperson for the White House National Security Council said on Tuesday, “We are concerned about the threat situation and are in constant communication with Saudi Arabia through military and intelligence channels. Our interests and partners in the region.”
The official said after The Wall Street Journal reported that Saudi Arabia had shared information with the United States about attacks on targets in Iraq’s Kurdistan capital Erbil, where US troops are stationed.
Pentagon spokesman Air Force Brigadier General Pat Ryder said at a news conference on Tuesday that the United States remains “concerned” about the “threat situation in the region” and is in “regular communication” with Saudi officials. Stated.
Without disclosing information about specific threats, Ryder said, “We reserve the right to defend and defend ourselves wherever our troops are, whether in Iraq or elsewhere.” rice field.
Mid-October, Iran warns Saudi Arabia against covering protests Persian news outlets have accused Saudi Arabia, Israel and the US of responsibility.
Iranian Revolutionary Guard Commander General Hossein Salami has accused the Saudis of trying to provoke Iran’s youth and threatened consequences if they did not control the media. “This is our final warning. You are interfering in our internal affairs through these media, so be careful,” he said.