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Fri - 14 Jun 2019 - 09:16 AM ،،،

 The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has confirmed that it and coalition to support legitimacy in Yemen will take urgent and timely measures to deter such the terrorist attack of the Iran-backed Houthi militia on Abha International Airport, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

This came in a letter sent by the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Moallemi, Thursday, to the UN Security Council following the attack.

The Kingdom's representative to UN informed the Security Council that, on 12 June 2019, a hostile missile fired by the Iran-backed Houthi militia hit the arrivals lounge at Abha International Airport, in Asir province in southwestern Saudi Arabia, where thousands of civilian passengers from different nationalities cross daily, resulting this attack in injury of 26 civilian passengers, including women and children.

The Iran-backed terrorist Houthi group claimed the full responsibility for this attack, adding that the Iranian regime continues to support cross-border terrorist acts in violation of  international agreements.

Kingdom's representative also said that Saudi Arabia and the Coalition will take urgent and timely measures to deter such unspeakable terrorist attacks and ensure the protection of civilians and civilian installations, in addition to holding accountable those responsible for planning and carrying out this terrorist attack in accordance with humanitarian International law and norms.