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Continuing Arab and international reactions condemning the Houthi massacre against civilians in Marib





Reactions are still taking place in response to the Houthi militia’s crime against civilians in Marib and killing 21 Civilians, including children, as the corpse of the girl, Lian, was charred while she was in her father’s arms, as a result of the Houthi militia’s crime of targeting a gas station last Saturday.

Arab international condemnations and human rights organizations denounced the crime and demanded that the Houthi militia be punished for its heinous crime.


U.S. congress

The Chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Menendez, described the Houthi militia attack as “terrible”, and called on the international community to “condemn the attack globally.”

Menendez added in his tweet on Twitter, “The Houthi attack on the gas station is not justified by any legitimate military purpose, and targeting civilians is the behavior of a party not interested in peace.“.


US Senator Jim Risch, who described the Houthi attack on a gas station in the city of Marib as “brutal” and said, “I was appalled by the brutality shown by the Houthis in their attack on Marib,” noting that the attack on Marib reflects the Houthis’ unwillingness to end the war.

American embassy in Yemen

For her part, the Chargé d’Affairs of the US Ambassador to Yemen, Cathy Westley, condemned the massacre and said, “We are appalled by the Houthis’ use of a ballistic missile to destroy the fuel station in Ma’rib, killing and wounding civilians, and attacking the crew of a car that was coming to treat the wounded with a drone.”

Westley called on the Houthi coup militia to agree to an immediate ceasefire and work for peace in Yemen, and that this inhumane violence must end.

Britain

The British ambassador to Yemen, Michael Aaron, described the Houthi attack as “horrific” and said in a tweet on his Twitter account, “The Houthis must stop their attack in Marib and engage seriously with the United Nations.

Yesterday evening, the terrorist Houthi militia bombed a fuel station with a ballistic missile and a booby-trapped plane, killing 14 civilians, including a girl, and wounding 5 others.

Kuwait


For its part, the State of Kuwait condemned the crime and described it as an extension of its crimes against the Yemeni people
, Kuwait’s condemnation and denunciation of the crime came through a statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, describing what the militias are doing as crimes against Yemenis and neighboring countries.

Egypt

The Arab Republic of Egypt condemned the attack, and the Egyptian Foreign Ministry expressed its sincere condolences to the Yemeni government and people, and to the families of the victims of this hateful crime, wishing a speedy recovery for the injured.

The statement of the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs affirmed Egypt’s support for the Yemeni government, again calling for an end to these heinous attacks, while working to give priority to the interests of Yemen and its people, with the aim of reaching a comprehensive political settlement in accordance with the agreed international references, in order to spare the innocent Yemeni blood, and in a manner that puts an end to the protracted humanitarian crisis in Yemen. .

Arab Parliament

For its part, the Arab Parliament condemned the Houthi massacre, stressing that these terrorist crimes represent war crimes and crimes against humanity that do not have a statute of limitations and require urgent international trial for their perpetrators, and that these crimes come as an extension of the crimes and terrorist attacks of the Houthi coup militia against innocent civilians of the Yemeni people, especially in the governorate. Marib.

The statement added that these crimes represent a grave violation and a grave disregard for all humanitarian norms and principles and international laws, especially international humanitarian law, which guarantees the protection of civilians.

The Arab Parliament called on the international community to intervene urgently and take decisive positions to stop these terrorist crimes committed by the Houthi coup militia, which reflects its persistence and persistence in undermining all regional and international efforts to resolve the crisis politically, and to continue its blatant defiance of the international community, stressing its support for the Yemeni government.

the two seas


Bahrain condemned in a statement
Issued by its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the bloody terrorist attacks carried out by the Houthi militia on a fuel station in Marib, which led to the death and injury of dozens of innocent civilians.

The statement described the Houthi militia’s attack as a flagrant violation of international and humanitarian law, and all moral values ​​and principles, reaffirming Bahrain’s position and its strong solidarity with Yemen in order to stop the systematic and repeated Houthi crimes, calling on the international community to condemn the heinous attacks of the terrorist Houthi militia.

UAE

For its part, the UAE strongly condemned the crime, whose victims were children.

In a statement by its Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the UAE expressed its strong condemnation of these criminal acts aimed at destabilizing security and stability, and contrary to moral and humanitarian values ​​and principles.

The statement urged the international community to take an immediate and decisive stance to stop these repeated actions targeting vital and civilian facilities in Marib, stressing that the continuation of these attacks on the city of Marib, which hosts a large number of displaced people, exacerbates the humanitarian situation in Yemen.

The ministry also urged the international community to unite efforts and take a decisive stance to stop the crimes committed by the terrorist Houthi militia, to pave the way for a comprehensive ceasefire in Yemen and a return to a political process that leads to peace, security and stability in Yemen.

human rights organizations

Rights Radar and Musawah and other organizations demanded an international investigation into the crimes of Houthi militia targeting civilians.


And Rights Watch condemned in a statement the horrific massacre, stressing that the targeting was intentional and planned to cause the greatest amount of damage and casualties.

In a statement, Musawah stressed the need for the UN Security Council and its international team of experts to investigate violations in Yemen to open an urgent investigation into the crime and to ensure that all those involved in it are held accountable and referred to the International Criminal Court and tried as war criminals.

The pictures of the massacre, especially the picture of the charred corpse of the girl “Lian” and her father as a result of the attack, shocked the world with the reality of the Houthis and their crimes against civilians, especially in Marib Governorate.

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