The Saudi escalation stance appears to be devoid of political background
The official news agency quoted a “responsible source” as saying that Iran’s behavior holds it “directly responsible for causing the spread of HIV infection and spreading across the world and constituting a health threat to the safety of mankind, and is considered to undermine international efforts to combat the new Corona virus, and constitutes a threat to the whole world”, knowing The injured people coming to Saudi Arabia went through other Gulf countries, such as Bahrain and Kuwait, and did not travel directly. The source stated that the injured «turned out to have not disclosed to the competent authorities about their travel to Iran upon their return to the Kingdom», stressing the need not to travel to Iran at all. He threatened that strict legal measures will be taken against any citizen who commits this act anymore.
The Saudi escalation stance appears not without a political background, as it was followed by the Iranian authorities’ disclosure of Bahrain’s neglect of its citizens stuck in it and the failure to take any action to evacuate them. Yesterday, the Iranian authorities criticized the procedures of the Bahraini regime, and Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi pointed out that many regional countries, in cooperation with the Iranian government, had returned their citizens, “Unfortunately, the Bahraini government, despite the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s willingness to cooperate, did not provide On any step aimed at returning its nationals, ”which numbered approximately 1,300 Bahrainis.