December 01 , 2017

Pakistan strongly condemns ballistic missile attack on Saudi Arabia

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has expressed grave concern at reports of the second ballistic missile attack on the brotherly Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today.

In a statement, Pakistan strongly condemns the attack and commends the timely action by Saudi forces to destroy the missile preventing any loss of lives.

Pakistan reiterated its full support and solidarity with the government and brotherly people of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, adding that Islamabad voiced its condemnation of any threats aimed at the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Saudi forces intercept ballistic missile fired by Huthis from Yemen

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs demanded the anti-government forces in Yemen to desist from attacks against the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Yemeni rebels on Thursday claimed to have hit military target in Saudi Arabia with a ballistic missile in the second such attack this month, while Saudi Ministry of Defense said that the missile was intercepted, according to Arab media.

"Royal Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted the missile which was heading towards Khamis Mushait," the Saudi Press Agency quoted the Saudi-led coalition spokesman Turki al-Maliki as saying.


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