UAE Condemns Houthi Attempts to Target Saudi Arabia with Ballistic Missiles, UAVs

Thursday 1442/9/3 - 2021/04/15
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Abu Dhabi, April 15, 2021, SPA -- The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed its utmost denouncement for the Iran-backed Houthi militias’ attempts to target civilians and civilian objects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in a systematic and deliberate way through ballistic missiles and bomb-laden UAVs that were intercepted by the coalition forces.
The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in a statement, said that the continuous terrorist attacks by the Houthi militias reflect their blatant challenge to the international community and underestimation of all international laws and norms.
The ministry also called on the international community to adopt a decisive and immediate stance to stop these recurrent acts that target vital and civilian facilities and the security of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as well as international energy supplies and economic stability, stressing that the continuation of these attacks recently is considered a dangerous escalation and new evidence that these militias seek to undermine regional security and stability.
The ministry also renewed the UAE’s full solidarity and standing with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in facing these terrorist attacks and against whatever threatens its security and stability, in addition to supporting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s procedures that it takes to maintain the security and safety of its citizens and residents.
The statement stressed that the security of the UAE and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is inseparable, and that any threat or danger on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is considered a threat to the security and stability of the UAE.
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