Friday, 22 Nov 2019

KSA’s Mission to UN Delivers Message to Security Council and United Nations 2 New York

Ambassador Al-Mouallimi requested that the Security Council be briefed on the attached statement issued by the by the Coalition regarding the legitimate military targets in Saadah, and the statement of the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) investigation for the same incident.

He also pointed out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notes with regret that the Security Council's inaction in the face of blatant violations of its resolutions, in particular the arms embargoes established pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolutions 2216 and 2231, has allowed Iran to furnish the Houthi terrorist militias with large and growing stockpiles of ballistic missiles, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) and sea mines, The Houthis have used and will continue to use these illegally obtained weapons to threaten the regional stability of the Middle East, and the safety of maritime navigation in the Red Sea and the Mandeb Strait.

In the name of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ambassador Al-Mouallimi called for the full implementation of all relevant Security Council resolutions in order to prevent the smuggling of additional weapons to the Houthis, and to hold violators of the arms embargo accountable.

The Permanent Representative requested that this letter be circulated as an official document of the Security Council, and a copy of this letter will be forwarded to the Secretary General of the United Nations.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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KSA’s Mission to UN Delivers Message to Security Council and United Nations 2 New York

Ambassador Al-Mouallimi requested that the Security Council be briefed on the attached statement issued by the by the Coalition regarding the legitimate military targets in Saadah, and the statement of the Joint Incidents Assessment Team (JIAT) investigation for the same incident.

He also pointed out that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia notes with regret that the Security Council's inaction in the face of blatant violations of its resolutions, in particular the arms embargoes established pursuant to United Nations Security Council Resolutions 2216 and 2231, has allowed Iran to furnish the Houthi terrorist militias with large and growing stockpiles of ballistic missiles, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (Drones) and sea mines, The Houthis have used and will continue to use these illegally obtained weapons to threaten the regional stability of the Middle East, and the safety of maritime navigation in the Red Sea and the Mandeb Strait.

In the name of The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Ambassador Al-Mouallimi called for the full implementation of all relevant Security Council resolutions in order to prevent the smuggling of additional weapons to the Houthis, and to hold violators of the arms embargo accountable.

The Permanent Representative requested that this letter be circulated as an official document of the Security Council, and a copy of this letter will be forwarded to the Secretary General of the United Nations.

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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