Abu Dhabi: The United Arab Emirates strongly condemned the attempt by the Houthi terrorist militia to target Abha airport in Saudi Arabia with a bomb-laden drone, which was intercepted by coalition forces.
In a statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, the United Arab Emirates called the attack, which caused minor injuries to several civilians, a cowardly act of terrorism and a war crime that requires a response. dissuasive.
The UAE has called on the international community to support the steps taken by the Saudi-led Arab coalition to prevent the Houthis from targeting civilians and civilian facilities, and to deter their threats against countries in the region. .
The ministry reiterated the full solidarity of the UAE with Saudi Arabia in the face of such terrorist attacks and against any threat to the security of the Kingdom.
The UAE supports all measures it takes to safeguard its safety and that of its citizens and residents, the ministry said in its statement.
The ministry reaffirmed that the security of the UAE and Saudi Arabia are inseparable and that any threat to the Kingdom is also considered a threat to the UAE.
Some debris from the bomb-laden drone scattered around the Abha airport premises and caused minor injuries to 12 civilians, including Saudi citizens and expatriate residents.