Saudi crown prince: 'Iran is harbouring al-Qaeda' leaders

Mohammed bin Salman says Iran is hosting the son of Osama bin Laden.

    Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman has accused Iran of being a destabilising force in the region in an interview with US television in the run-up to his visit to the United States.

    He said the country has been hosting and supporting al-Qaeda leaders, including Osama Bin Laden's son.

    Iran has called Bin Salman delusional and naive following his comments in the interview.

     

    Al Jazeera's Zein Basravi reports from Tehran


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