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The U.S. Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Condemns Houthis’ Attack on Abha Airport
August 31, 2021


U.S. Embassy 

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 

Press Release 

For Immediate Release 

August 31, 2021

The United States Mission to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia strongly condemns the Houthis’ latest attack on Abha and its civilian airport. Innocent civilians were reportedly injured, and we wish them a speedy and full recovery. This egregious attack threatened lives, infrastructure, and prospects for peace and stability in Yemen. We call on the Houthis to stop the violence and engage constructively with UN and US Special Envoys to end the conflict in Yemen.  The United States remains committed to its longstanding strategic partnership with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and to helping Saudi Arabia defend its people and territory.