KSRelief launches number of projects in Somaliland    The National Day and the birth of KAUST!    Brazil reports 32,817 new coronavirus cases, 831 deaths    UNWTO maps sector recovery with new ‘Tourism Recovery Tracker'    Dubai Police fine woman for violating coronavirus precautionary measures    US slaps new Iran sanctions for 'human rights violations'    Wall Street Closing    King Hamad reiterates Bahrain's call for creation of Palestine in UN speech    South Korea to Resume Flights with Vietnam, Russia    KSrelief's mobile clinics continue providing medical services in Yemen    Gulf Air resumes direct flights to Amman    Emirates adds five routes, brings network to 92 cities    Oman to resume international and domestic flights from Oct. 1 Expatriates holding valid residency permits can return    Haram presidency gears up to receive pilgrims    Equal wages for women, men in UAE private sector comes into force Friday    Saudi flag emoji tweeted 27 million times since last September Twitter celebrates 90 years of Saudi Arabian heritage on #SaudiNationalDay    Poets and musicians get ready for a new open mic platform    The Kingdom's Airports Celebrate 90th National Day    Health Ministry: Adhering to Preventative Measures is Important    UK Minister for Middle East Congratulates Saudi Leadership on 90th National Day    Former Australia batsman Dean Jones dies aged 59    Worldwide Coronavirus Cases Cross 31.7 Million, Death Toll at 971,130    CSG Sixes Saudi National Day event set    Saudi Arabia Achieves Significant Progress in International Indicators of Business Environment and Competitiveness    Coronavirus-hit Al Hilal out of AFCCL on a technicality    Over 1,000 participants, 40 speakers in 11th GCC Neurology Meeting    National Day/ Saudi Arabia Marks 90th National Day with Massive Air Show    MDLBEAST celebrates Saudi National Day with exclusive soundtrack and musical journey    HyperX releases first Arabic layout keyboard for gaming    Riyadh Ranks the 5th Smart City among G20 Member States' Capitals, on IMD Indicator    Happy National Day 90    Roma given defeat by Serie A for using ineligible player    Bahrain Bourse Rises    50 riders to take part in National Day show jumping competition    AlUla Date Festival to Launch Next Month    Every work has its fruits, so choose wisely    Wydad appeal over CAF 2019 Champions' final dismissed by CAS    Saudi Youths Transfer Saudi Arabia's Culture via Animation Production    Saudi Scholarship Program to Promote Football Talents, abroad, Co-sign Accord with Spanish Real Sociedad    French Open to allow 11,500 fans per day between the three show courts    Saudi Films' Festival virtual Events Continued    Saudi Films' Festival Events Continue, amid Wide-Scale Cultural Participation    Mediation center contributes to 22% decrease in divorces    Saudi woman seeks to restrain wealthy hubby from remarrying    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    Senior Scholars Council Issues Decision No. 246 Regarding Attendance of Friday Prayer and Prayers at Mosques in a Case of Spread of Epidemic or Fear of its Spread    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Addresses Citizens and Muslims on Eid Al-Fitr    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

KSA to Security Council: We and Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen will Take Urgent Measures to Deter and Hold Accountable those Responsible for Planning and Execution of Terrorist Attack on Abha Airport.
Published in Saudi Press Agency on 14 - 06 - 2019

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed that it and coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen will take urgent and timely measures to deter such the terrorist attack of the Iran-backed Houthi militia on Abha International Airport in Asir province.
This came in a letter sent by the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Moallemi, Thursday, to the UN Security Council following the attack.
The Kingdom's representative to UN said that upon the instructions from Saudi Arabia's government, he inform the security council that, on 12 June 2019, a hostile missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militia hit the arrivals lounge at Abha International Airport, in Asir province in southwestern Saudi Arabia, where thousands of civilian passengers from different nationalities cross daily, resulting this attack in injury of 26 civilian passengers, including three women from Yemen, Indian and Saudi nationalities, as well as two Saudi children. The Iran-backed terrorist Houthi group claimed, through its media, the full responsibility for this attack by used a rocket-type cruise.
"The authorities in Saudi Arabia are working to determine the type of shell used in this terrorist attack, which confirms the possession of new and sophisticated weapons by the terrorist militia, and the continued support of the Iranian regime for cross-border terrorism and its continued violation of the relevant Security Council resolutions, including resolutions 2140, 2216, 2231, 2451 and 2452 ", Al-Moallemi said.
The Permanent Representative said that Saudi Arabia and the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen will take urgent and timely measures to deter such unspeakable terrorist attacks and ensure the protection of civilians and civilian installations, in addition to holding accountable those responsible for planning and carrying out this terrorist attack in accordance with humanitarian International law and norms.
He called on the Security Council to circulate this letter as an official document of the Council, stressing that a copy of this letter would be sent to the Secretary-General of the United Nations.

Clic here to read the story from its source.