UK calls for UN investigation into missile attacks on Saudi Arabia

LONDON, British Foreign Secretary on Thursday expressed concern over the missile attacks against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by the Yemeni Houthi militia. “I was deeply concerned by yesterday’s multiple Houthi missile launches and attacks from Yemen at Saudi Arabia,” Boris Johnson, said in a statement.

These missile attacks threaten “densely populated civilian areas and commercial infrastructure, including in Riyadh, for the fourth time in five months,” he pointed out. “We will be calling on the United Nations to investigate how ballistic missiles found their way into Yemen in contravention of UN Security Council Resolutions,” Secretary Johnson stressed.

“Those responsible for launching these missiles – and their backers – must cease these dangerous and provocative actions.

“A return to political dialogue remains vital to ensuring an end to the conflict in Yemen for the sake of the Yemeni people and regional security. “These missile strikes and attacks undermine diplomatic efforts towards peace. We stand shoulder to shoulder with Saudi Arabia in the face of such serious national security threats,” he added.

Source: Kuwait News Agency