Yemen: Iran’s Houthis Armament Will Not Achieve Peace


Yemen’s internationally acknowledged authorities on Friday welcomed the UN Secretariat’s report on Iran’s implementation of its nuclear commitments which the worldwide physique endorsed by way of Resolution 2231 in 2015.

In a press release Yemen’s Foreign Ministry emphasised the “necessity of stopping all the violations of the Iranian regime” and it blamed Tehran for “transferring ballistic missiles and other arms to Yemen’s Houthis – the rebels use them to kill Yemenis and attack Saudi Arabia.”

The international ministry additionally warned the continued Iranian armament of Houthis will undermine the efforts by the UN peace mediator and others to achieve peace in Yemen, state information company Saba New reported.

Arab leaders earlier condemned the Iran-backed Houthi militants’ launch of booby-trapped drones aimed in direction of Saudi Arabia. Three drones have been intercepted and destroyed by Arab coalition forces in Yemeni airspace whereas one other was shot down in Saudi territory, Arab coalition spokesperson Col. Turki Al-Maliki stated on Friday.

“These attacks show how the Houthi militia lack the political will to cease hostilities or engage in a serious peace-making process for Yemen,” Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abul Gheit stated in a press release, including the militants have been undermining stability and peace within the war-torn nation.

The Arab Parliament likewise strongly condemned the Houthi militia’s ‘cowardly attacks.’

“The repeated attacks show a clear violation by Houthis to international and humanitarian standards, including a threat to stability and security of the region” Mishaal Al-Salmi, the Arab Parliament president, stated in a press release, and guaranteed the group’s help with Saudi Arabia in “maintaining stability and security in the region.”

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