Saudi forces Iran bound Bashir back to Khartoum
Posted Monday, August 5 2013 at 10:01
- “The Saudi authorities refused to give the plane carrying President Bashir permission to cross their airspace," Bashir's presidential press secretary Emad Seed Ahmed, told journalist in Khartoum.
- The Saudi Arabian government has no comment on the incident until now. The Sudanese-Iranian ties have been of concern to Riyadh which has historical and political sensitivity with Tehran.