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UAE condemns Houthi militia attack on US Embassy in Yemen and detention of staff


(MENAFN- Khaleej Times) Wed 24 Nov 2021, 7:15 AM

Last updated: Wed 24 Nov 2021, 7:20 AM

The United Arab Emirates has strongly expressed its condemnation and denunciation of the terrorist Houthi militias' storming of the US Embassy in Yemen and detaining of a number of embassy members and staff.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said the Houthis' attack is a criminal act and a flagrant violation of international norms and laws. The Ministry demanded the immediate and unconditional release of the embassy staff.

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'This attack reflects the militias' blatant disregard for the international community and all international laws and norms,' it added.

The Ministry said it is important that the international community take a decisive stand against the violations perpetrated by the Houthi militia that undermine regional security. It also stressed the importance of implementing relevant international resolutions in a way that will guarantee a comprehensive political solution to achieve peace and stability for Yemen and its brotherly people.

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