Iran calls on Saudi Arabia, UAE to leave Bahrain ‘immediately’

March 17, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN (Xinhua) -- The National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament (Majlis) issued a statement in support of the Bahraini people and called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to leave Bahrain's soil immediately, the Satellite Press TV reported on Saturday.

""The oppressed people of Bahrain are a part of the Islamic world and the Islamic Republic of Iran feels obligated to support them,"" the statement was cited as saying on Saturday.
The United States is definitely responsible for the murder of Bahrainis by ordering its ""regional mercenaries"" to invade the country and repress peaceful protesters, the statement added.
The statement also called on the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) to take serious actions on regional developments.