The nation’s excellent head on Friday said Saudi Arabian authorities murdered Islamic pilgrims during last year’s hajj stampede.
“The heartless and murderous Saudis shut up the injured with the dead in packaging bins — instead of providing treatment and supporting them or at least quenching their starvation. They murdered them,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on his web website, labeling the wedding of the disaster.
At least 2,426 people approved away, according to an Associated Media rely. Tehran has said 464 of them were Iranian.
Saudi Arabia’s Top Elegant royal prince and Inner Reverend Mohammed bin Nayef said Iran was trying to “politicize” the hajj.Iran accuses Saudi Persia of damaging conversations a couple of several weeks ago regarding pilgrims’ security.
“These accusations are not only misdirected, but also timed to only offer their unlawful, incapable propaganda,” said Abdulmohsen Alyas, the Saudi undersecretary for globally e-mails and press at the Assistant of condition for Way of life and Information.