International decision gains momentum to classify the Houthis as a terrorist group — Ambassador Al-Jaber

Okaz/Saudi Official Gazette

Riyadh — Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Yemen, Muhammad Al-Jaber, said a major international initiative was gaining momentum to classify the Houthi militia as a terrorist group.

In an interview with Okaz/Saudi Gazette, he stressed that the Houthi terror group is not only a threat to Yemenis, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf States, but also to the international community. .

“Perhaps the Arab decision and the consensus reached at the meeting in Kuwait was a confirmation of the decision to classify the Houthis as a terrorist group.

“The coordination with the brothers in the UAE is very high when it comes to Yemen, and it plays a very big role in supporting the role of Saudi Arabia and its brothers in Yemen to achieve stability, to peace and construction,” he said.

Al-Jaber said the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman, and Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman stress the importance of Yemen’s growth and development being in line with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) system. ).

He said Iran had starved its people and destroyed the infrastructure of its territories. The Persian regime is a major saboteur and the evil plant of the Iranian regime will not grow anywhere because we are the sons of Arabism, he said.

Al-Jaber noted that Saudi Arabia has provided around $7 billion to support Yemen’s economy, in the form of oil derivatives, deposits at the Central Bank of Yemen and other aspects of support.

He said the Saudi Embassy in Sanaa was not hit when embassy staff were inside the embassy at the time of the coup. Saudi security forces in charge of diplomats have played a huge role in protecting the embassy and its staff, he added.

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