The US State Department confirmed, on Wednesday, its stand with Saudi Arabia, hours after the Houthi attack targeted Abha International Airport with a car bomb.
She said in statements to Al-Arabiya: “We will stand with our allies in the Kingdom, We have options to deal with the Houthis, among them the sanctions. ”
She also added,“ The Houthis are responsible for attacks targeting Saudi Arabia with Iranian support, ”adding,“ We will continue to pressure the Houthis and Tehran, which provides support to them, ”
We will discuss new mechanisms to deal with them. ”
Cessation of hostilities
And later, he said A spokesman for the US State Department, in a statement, said that the ministry condemned the attack carried out by the Houthis in Yemen on Abha airport on Wednesday and called on the Houthis to stop “these aggressive acts.”
Ned Price told reporters, “We again urge the Houthis to immediately stop these hostilities.”
A US State Department spokesman indicated that the Houthis are responsible for instability in the region and the kidnapping of American citizens.
He explained that the Houthi leaders will continue to be classified as terrorists, pointing out that “the intention is to cancel the classification of the Houthis as an organizer.” Al-Arabiya correspondent reported that: US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan about the Houthi targeting of Abha airport.
Peaceful solution in Yemen
In addition, the White House condemned the Houthi attack on Abha International Airport.
The spokesman said In the name of the White House to Al-Arabiya, “The Houthis want to prolong the war in Yemen by attempting to target Saudi Arabia.”
He also emphasized continuing work to reach a peaceful solution in Yemen.
A copy of an Iranian march
The Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen announced, on Wednesday, a terrorist attack carried out by the Houthi militia targeting Abha Airport, confirming that a fire affected a civilian plane as a result of targeting The Iranian-backed militias, explaining that the bombed plane that tried to target Abha airport is a copy of the Iranian march “Ababil T”.
He confirmed that the Houthi militia will be held accountable in accordance with international law, adding that the attempt to target Abha airport Threatening civilian travelers is a war crime.
The US administration was ed Monday evening you: “Houthi attacks and their abhorrent behavior against civilians.” A spokesman for the US State Department, Ned Price, said: “We are committed to supporting Saudi Arabia and defending its territory against Houthi attacks.”
It is mentioned that the Houthi militia has always used explosive and reconnaissance drones, which the UN Panel of Experts said at a time. Previous, it is assembled from components sourced from abroad and shipped to Yemen, and it is almost identical in design, dimensions and capabilities to Iranian-made drones.
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