The United States declared its condemnation of the Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia and the Yemeni governorate of Ma’rib.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Anthony Blinken, said that his country joins the voices of France, Germany, Italy and Britain in condemning these attacks, and called on all parties to Engage in diplomatic efforts through the UN mission in Yemen.
He said Blinken: “Washington condemns with Europe the Houthi’s attempts to target Saudi Arabia.”
A joint European-American statement said, “We affirm our firm commitment to Saudi Arabia’s security,” and considered that “our efforts, with the support of Saudi Arabia and the United Nations, offer the best hope for peace in Yemen.
He added that “the Houthi attack on Marib exacerbates the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.” The statement urged the Houthis to seize the opportunity of peace and stop their escalation in Yemen.
And Blinken added that “Washington joins France, Britain, Italy and Germany in condemning the Houthi attacks on Marib.”
It was Brigadier General “Abdo Majali”, a spokesman for the Yemeni army, accused the Houthis of falsifying what is going on in the battles of Ma’rib, stressing that the Yemeni army repelled their successive attacks in the governorate and caused them unprecedented losses in lives and equipment.
Majali confirmed that the Houthi militias are responding to their defeats in the recent battles in Marib, Kassara and Sarawah by responding by targeting civilian installations with ballistic missiles before the eyes and ears of the international community.
He added that the Houthi militias are responding to their defeats in the battles. The last one is targeting civilian installations with ballistic missiles, the latest of which is today before the eyes and ears of the international community.