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UK voices support for Saudi Arabia in confronting security threats

UK condemns ballistic missile fire by Houthis toward Riyadh

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has received a telephone call from British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, Saudi Press Agency reported on Tuesday.

During the conversation, the British Foreign Secretary condemned launching a ballistic missile by Houthi terrorists toward the city of Riyadh.


He also affirmed Britain's stand with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in confronting security threats.

For his part, the Crown Prince stressed that the involvement of the Iranian regime in supplying its Houthi terrorists with missiles is considered a direct military aggression by the Iranian regime and may be considered an act of war against the Kingdom.

On Saturday night, Saudi Arabia's Royal Air Defense announced it downed an destroyed a ballistic missile in northeastern the capital Riyadh. 

Since March 2015, a Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting the Houthi terrorists in the Arab peninsula state of Yemen.

Last Modified: Tuesday، 07 November 2017 12:59 PM