Written By: Fares Anam
Article Date: Oct 3, 2012 - 7:49:40 PM
Six espionage networks working for Iran have been discovered and five networks will undergo trial. The sixth spy network was discovered recently, revealed Yemeni President Abdo Rabbo Mansour Hadi on Wednesday.
President Hadi accused Iran of meddling in his country›s affairs and trying to spread chaos and violence. Hadi delivered a lecture at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington D.C., and he also answered some questions from the audience about the challenges faced by Yemen.
"Yemen faces hostile regional interventions, including Iranian interference, which is against development in the region," said Hadi.
"Iran imposed itself as a regional power in the region, and seeks to compensate its strategic loss with growing signs to the collapse of the regime in Syria and trying to compensate that loss in our country, because of its strategic location between the oil-rich states and the Horn of Africa," Hadi added.
President Hadi said that these interventions represented Iranian support for some political armed forces, espionage and recruiting networks. Hadi accused Iran of providing strong support for the armed southern movement.
"It provides political, military and financial support for forces of the armed movement, in the south of Yemen," he added.
Hadi also said that Iran has worked on attracting the media and political opponents in an attempt to sabotage the political settlement that was in accordance with the Gulf initiative and its operational mechanism.
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