Ukraine condemns failed missile attack on Er-Riyadh

Source : 112 Ukraine

Such actions get in the way of effective solution of the conflict in Yemen, foreign ministry says
18:52, 21 December 2017

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Ukraine’s foreign ministry condemned the attempt of a missile attack on the airport of Er-Riyadh; the press service of the Ukrainian authority reported that on Thursday evening.

‘Such actions are a rude violation of norms and principles of the international law, ruining the efforts aimed at a peaceful solution to the conflict in Yemen, based on the UN Security Council resolutions,’ the message says.

The ballistic missile was launched on December 19; the rebels of Ansar Allah movement, also known by the name of the Houthis. The shell reached the airport of Er-Riyadh, but it was downed by the anti-missile defense system Patriot. The missile did no damage.

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