UK ambassador to Saudi Arabia backs Kingdom’s efforts to protect itself against Houthi attacks

Arab Coalition targets Houthi militia centers making drones

Britain’s ambassador to Saudi Arabia called Houthi attacks on Saudi oil facilities a “dangerous escalation” as he reaffirmed the UK’s support for any measures by Riyadh; in order to protect itself against the militia’s attacks.

Ambassador Neil Crompton said Britain knew weapons that Houthis attacked Saudi Arabia by were an Iranian manfacture, in statements of Al Arabiya TV. 

British Foreign Secretary Domnic Raab; also condemned the latest attacks claimed by the Houthis, which came just days after Saudi Arabia called for a ceasefire. 

“These attacks threaten the path to peace. All parties must urgently; engage with the UN peace process,” he said on Twitter earlier.