New Iranian ambassador to Yemen submits his credentials to Yemeni foreign minister
On Tuesday, the new Iranian ambassador to Yemen met with Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf, the foreign minister of the Yemeni National Salvation Government, and presented him with a copy of his credentials.
According to an IRNA report on Tuesday, quoting Yemeni media, Hassan Eyrlou, the new ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Sanaa, submitted a copy of his credentials to the Foreign Minister of the Yemeni National Salvation Government.
The office of the resigned Yemeni government also wrote on its Twitter page this morning that the Iranian ambassador would submit his credentials to Hisham Sharaf, the foreign minister of the Yemeni National Salvation Government based in Sanaa.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran announced in late October that Eyrlou had arrived in Yemen.
Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh confirmed the news of Eyrlou’s arrival in Sanaa at the time and said he would be the Islamic Republic's ambassador to Yemen.
He announced that after presenting a copy of his credentials to the Yemeni Foreign Minister, Eyrlou would present the original credentials to Mehdi Mashat, chairman of the country's Supreme Political Council.
In August of last year, the Yemeni National Salvation Government named Ibrahim Mohammed al-Dailami as its Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Iran.
Sending the Iranian ambassador to Yemen is a clear point in the current developments in the region, and this will make Ansarullah have the higher hand in political and field decisions in Yemen, and create a political balance between Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
The Saudi regime did its best to try to stop this new development in the relations between Iran and Yemen from taking place, and has expressed strong discontent with this news.
In such a situation, Saudi Arabia seems to be left alone, and on the other hand, there is an expectation among Saudi officials that Trump is likely to lose the upcoming US presidential election and that his Democratic rival will most probably win the election. This has created a policy of waiting in Riyadh and also caused Saudi Arabia to reconsider some of its policies.