This step by Iran, considered by the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, a formal recognition, representation of the Houthi militia, denouncing what the Islamic Republic.
Iran handed over the headquarters of the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Yemen in Tehran, its buildings, funds and property to the Houthis.
Aboul Gheit called the move "a flagrant departure from diplomatic norms and a clear violation of the Charter of the United Nations and the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic and Consular Relations, and the relevant Security Council resolutions, in particular resolution 2216."
An official source at the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States, said that such a move "reflects Iran's insistence on further aggressive behavior, with the aim of destabilizing Yemen, with the consequent threat to the security of its neighbors."
The source stressed "the university's full support for all legal and political measures taken by the legitimate Yemeni government to address this Iranian behavior in order to preserve its sovereignty and independence," adding that the international community, represented by the Security Council, should assume its responsibilities in this regard.