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UAE condemns Houthi bomb-laden drone attacks on Saudi Arabia

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Filed on March 7, 2021 | Last updated on March 7, 2021 at 09.32 pm
Drones on display at an exhibition at an unidentified location in Yemen in this undated handout photo released by the Houthi Media Office.

(Reuters file)

Foreign Ministry urges international community to take immediate steps to stop these repeated acts.


The UAE has strongly denounced the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militias for attempting to target civilians and civilian structures in Saudi Arabia with explosive drones today before they were intercepted by the Coalition Forces.

Also read: Saudi thwarts 10 drone attacks

In a statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFAIC) on Sunday, the UAE affirmed that these systematic terrorist attacks by the Houthi group reflect its blatant disregard for the international community and all international laws and norms.

The Ministry also urged the international community to take an immediate and decisive stance to stop these repeated acts, which threaten security and stability in the Kingdom, stressing that the continued threat of these attacks in recent days is a grave escalation that represents new evidence of these militias' attempts to undermine security and stability in the region.

MoFAIC reaffirmed its full solidarity with the Kingdom over these terrorist attacks and reiterated its stance against all threats to the Kingdom's security, stability, and the safety of its citizens and residents.

The statement emphasised that "the security of the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are indivisible, and that any threat facing the Kingdom is considered by the Emirates a threat to its security and stability."





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