Saudi Press: Saudi Arabia Welcomes US Administration’s Decision Designating Houthi Militia as a Terrorist Organization

Saturday 1442/6/3 - 2021/01/16
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Riyadh, January 16, 2021, SPA -- Saudi newspapers highlighted in their editorials today a number of issues at local, regional and international arenas.
Al-Yaum newspaper reported its editorial that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has exerted unprecedented efforts to establish regional and international security and stability since its inception until this prosperous era, led by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister, and Minister of Defense.
In this regard, the Cabinet reiterated in its last regular session, chaired by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's welcoming of the US administration’s decision designating the Houthi militia as a terrorist organization and putting its leaders on the terrorist list, looking forward that such a step would contribute to put an end to their terrorist acts and their supporters as well, and to thwart their dangers, threatening Yemeni people as well as international security, and economy .
In this context, Yemeni Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak, appreciated the great role played by the Coalition to Restore Legitimacy in Yemen, led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to push Riyadh Agreement forward and accelerate its implementation, saying in a statement, before the Security Council at an open session on the situation in the Middle East, via video communication, from the interim capital Aden, that Riyadh Agreement is a model to be followed, affirming that if there is goodwill, the peace will be already achieved the paper concluded.
11:55 LOCAL TIME 08:55 GMT