GCC Secretary General Denounces Houthi Militias' Ballistic Missile Targeting Makkah

Friday 1438/1/27 - 2016/10/28
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Riyadh, Muharram 27, 1438, Oct 28, 2016, SPA -- Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Member States, has expressed the GCC firm denunciation and condemnation of a ballistic missile launched by the Houthi militias and their supporters towards Makkah.
In a statement to Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the GCC Secretary General stressed that this brutal assault is a provocation to the feelings of Muslims and a disrespect to the Islamic holy sites and their sanctity.
He added that the attack is a clear evidence of the Houthi refusal to abide the efforts by the international community to enforce the truce in Yemen and it is a denunciation of the political solution to the crisis.
--SPA
14:44 LOCAL TIME 11:44 GMT