Qatar Condemns Houthi Militias’ Ballistic Missile Targeting Holy City of Makkah

Doha, – The State of Qatar on Friday expressed its condemnation and denunciation over the ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias targeting the Holy City of Makkah.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement today that launching a missile toward the Holy City of Mecca, is a blatant assault on the sanctity of this country and the Islamic holy sites and it represents a provocation to the feelings of millions of Muslims around the world.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs also considered this attack as a clear evidence of the continuation of the Houthi militias’ excesses and their refusal to adhere to the resolutions of the international community and the ongoing efforts to implement the armistice. It also hampers all efforts to reach a political solution to the Yemeni crisis.

The statement stressed the State of Qatar ‘s firm position supporting the tireless efforts undertaken by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to promote security and peace as well as to achieve peace in Yemen in accordance with the Gulf initiative, the outputs of the National Dialogue as well as the relevant UN resolutions, including the UNSC Resolution 2216.

Source: Qatar News Agency