Djibouti condemns Houthi missile launch toward Makkah

Djibouti (IINA) � Djibouti strongly condemned the launch of a ballistic missile by the Houthi militias toward Makkah region on Thursday, stressing that this brutal attack confirms the militias' insistence on targeting the holiest Muslim site in the world.

A statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, considered this attack as a desperate attempt aimed at destabilizing the Hajj season, and an assault on all Muslims around the globe, given the sanctity of the holy place.

Djibouti affirmed its full solidarity with Saudi Arabia in the face of any plots that would prejudice its sovereignty and disturb its security and stability.

The statement also reiterated Djibouti's stance in support of the legitimate government of Yemen and the efforts being made to reach a comprehensive peace settlement based on the agreed terms of reference of the Gulf Initiative and its executive mechanism as well as the outcome of the national dialogue and relevant UN Security Council resolutions.

Source: International Islamic News Agency