He said the Iran-backed Houthi militias are still striking Saudi Arabia with Iranian-made ballistic missiles and is occupying the three UAE islands (Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb
and Abu Musa).
"Iran has the right of sovereignty over the trio islands of Bu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb
," Qassemi said.
Al-Sheikh reiterated the Kingdom's condemnation of Iran's occupation of the UAE's three islands of Greater and Lesser Tunb
, in addition to Abu Moussa.
UAE is in a long-standing territorial dispute with Iran over the three Gulf islands of Abu Musa and Greater and Lesser Tunb
Two international lawyers examine public international law aspects of the dispute between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the United Arab Emirates over ownership of the Abu Musa, Greater Tunb, and Lesser Tunb
islands located in the Persian Gulf.
The letter also reaffirmed that the three islands of Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb
, and Abu Musa in the Arabian Gulf are an integral part of Emirati territory, and called on Iran to return the occupied islands to their rightful owner.
Greater Tunb, Lesser Tunb
and Abu Musa are all controlled by Iran.
The UAE and Iran, rivals for regional influence, both lay claim to the islands of Abu Musa and Greater and Lesser Tunb
at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz, through which about 40 percent of the world's seaborne oil exports flow.
The UAE and Iran both lay claim to the islands of Abu Musa and Greater and Lesser Tunb
at the mouth of the Strait of Hormuz, through which about 40% of the world's seaborne oil exports flow.
The maximum temperatures expected by the NCMS are as high as 37 degree Celsius in Sharjah, Al Ain, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain, and as low as 32 degree Celsius on Abu Musa Island, Greater and Lesser Tunb
Iran and the UAE are in dispute over ownership of the islands of Abu Musa, Greater Tunb and Lesser Tunb
, which lie in the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the entrance to the oil-rich Gulf.