The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen: Targeting and Destruction of Ballistic Missile Assembly, Storage and Launch Sites, and UAV Logistic Storage Facilities of the Terrorist Iran-backed Houthi Militia in Sanaa

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Riyadh, February 23, 2020, SPA -- Statement by the Official Spokesman of the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen COL Turki Al-Malki
“Further to the statement issued by the Joint Forces Command on Friday, 21 February 2020 regarding the terrorist Iran-backed Houthi militia’s launch of ballistic missiles toward the Kingdom targeting cities and civilians, the Joint Forces Command has conducted a military operation to destroy legitimate military targets of Iran-made ballistic missile and UAV assembly, storage and launch capabilities in the Capital (Sanaa)
The targeting operation came following the transformation of the Capital Sanaa into a ballistic missile and UAV assembly, storage and launch hub to target cities and civilians deliberately and systematically. The destroyed targets include locations for assembly, storage and launch locations in (Faj Attan, Al Amad Camp and Al Nahdain Mountain)
The targeting operation was conducted in compliance with the Customary International Humanitarian Law. The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition has undertaken all preventive measures and necessary precautions to protect civilians and spare them from collateral damage. The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition will deal with wherever threats may be with its combat capabilities, and that terrorist elements behind such barbaric attacks will be held to account.
The Joint Forces Command of the Coalition is committed to implementing the International Humanitarian Law in all military operations, and that all decisive and rigorous measures and procedures will be taken against the haphazard acts of the terrorist Houthi militia of targeting cities and civilians.”
--SPA
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