Russian parliamentarian: Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia are a flagrant violation of international law and a threat to the stability of the region

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Russian parliamentarian: Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia are a flagrant violation of international law and a threat to the stability of the region

Reuters

Mohammed Benmansour

The head of the International Affairs Committee of the Russian State Duma, Leonid Slutsky, confirmed that Moscow condemns the attacks of the Yemeni “Ansar Allah” (Houthis) group on Saudi Arabia, and sees them as a threat to the stability of the region.

Today, Sunday, Slutsky said in an interview with the Russian “TASS” news agency: “We strongly condemn the Houthi attacks on Saudi Arabia, and these attacks represent a flagrant violation of international law and pose a threat not only to the security of the Kingdom, but to regional stability as a whole.”

The Russian parliamentary official warned that the continuation of these attacks is not in the interest of implementing the peace settlement process in Yemen under the auspices of the United Nations, adding: “We support the efforts of the Arab coalition aimed at protecting civilians and civilian facilities from hostile attacks.”

On October 11, the Russian Foreign Ministry expressed its concern about the escalation of tensions over Yemen, stressing that it considers any attacks on civilian facilities unacceptable, and urged all parties to the conflict to refrain from any steps that would increase the number of war victims, destroy infrastructure and increase humanitarian conditions. Critical already in the country complicated.

Source: “TASS” + RT





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