“Fireplace” in the Middle East was once again faced with the risk of Division and tension after Arab Saudi and Iran have the clash related to the Ryiardh Government issued orders to death Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr. The culmination of the affair is a series of Arab countries together put out the statement cut off or lower the level of diplomatic relations with Tehran.
In recent meetings, the 15 members of the Security Council of the United Nations (UN) has expressed deep concern about the violent attacks aimed at the base of the Saudi Arab diplomacy in Tehran, Iran’s capital, by the most powerful language. At the same time, the UN Security Council also called on the Iranian authorities to act in order to ensure full respect for international obligations in the protection of foreign agencies.
Speaking before the world press, the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon also expressed concerns and said that the Arab Emirates severed diplomatic relations with Iran is a worrying thing. In view of the UN Secretary-General, the Foreign Ministers of both countries should avoid any activity that could inflate the situation between Iran and Saudi Arab as well as in the region. The European Union (EU), urged the parties concerned to act in a responsible way and confirmed, the EU will continue to monitor the situation between Iran and Arab Saudi.
Meanwhile, the White House urged Arab Saudi avoid increases stress. White House spokesman Josh Earnest also reveals that, Secretary of State John Kerry are closely related with Riyadh and Tehran to take the message of the United States of America. A number of other countries such as France, Germany, Australia and warned the increasing disagreements between Arab Saudi and Iran will impede efforts to seek a solution to the conflict in Syria.
Russia then declared ready to play the role of mediators to resolve the conflict Arab Saudi-Iran. Private Arab League (AL), said, according to the proposals of the Arab Saudi, AL held a meeting to discuss the attack on the Embassy and the head of the country’s Embassy in Iran. But in the hop, many countries have expressed support, advocate Arab Saudi criticizing and “Iran’s involvement in the work of the Arab countries”.
The Saudis, the Arab countries with majority Sunni Muslims killed cleric Nimr al-Nimr has aroused widespread protest activities in countries with a majority population of Shiite Muslims in the region, such as Iran. Until the afternoon of 5-1, the Saudi Arab protest demonstrations continued on the streets of Iran’s capital Tehran and other major cities.
Before that, on March 1, in a rally beyond the protesters attacked the Arab Saudi Embassy in Tehran to protest the execution of clergy Nimr al-Nimr. The Riyadh Government each argued that the executions were performed by the cleric Nimr al-Nirm accused of a key role in the wave of protests broke out in the East of the country in 2011.
And yet, the Saudi Arab also confirmed the action of the protesters has caused diplomatic relations the two countries were severed and require the entire Iran diplomatic staff to leave the country within 48 hours.
In response, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansar claimed the country was not pursuing policies to increase tension with Arab Saudi but stressed that Riyadh severed relations with Tehran will not forgotten “big mistake” is executed clergy Nimr al-Nimr.
The international community, the idea of wind waves between the two countries will be appeased according to time on January 5, the tension increased again, even turned into a gun battle as punishment. Arab Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir as the airline answered by Reuters said, the country will halt flights to and from Iran; cut the trade with this country and will soon ban travel to Iran for the Arab Saudi citizens.
However, the Muslim people of Iran still be welcome when the pilgrimage to the Mecca and Medina. The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the Saudi Arab, are deliberately creating tension and pressure to other countries in the region. A number of other officials in the Tehran Government also accused Riyadh instigated other countries in the region to boycott Iran.
Many analysts noted that, currently the Middle East is becoming the “fireplace” in a war between the Shiites and Sunni Muslims. If, as in Pakistan, Afghanistan, peaceful demonstrations to protest executions cleric Nimr al-Nimr persists in Bahrain, The United Arab Emirates, Sudan … the Government of the country has claimed to downgrade or sever diplomatic relations with Iran.