🇸🇦 Saudi Arabia: Houthi missile attack kills Egyptian in Riyadh | Al Jazeera English
US condemned air attack on Riyadh
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US condemned new attack on Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh, stressing that such actions undermine efforts to bring peace and stability.
“The United States strongly condemns yet another attack on Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We’re collecting additional information, but it appears to have been an attempt against civilians, State Department spokesman Ned Price said in a statement released Sunday..
“Such attacks are contrary to international law and undermine all efforts to promote peace and stability,” the document says..
“As we work to de-escalate tensions through principled diplomacy, in particular by helping to end the war in Yemen, we will also help our partner Saudi Arabia defend against attacks on its territory and hold accountable those who seek to undermine stability,” Price said..
The Saudi-led coalition fighting the Yemeni Houthi movement said it had prevented an attack on Riyadh on Saturday, Saudi state television reported, but Houthi formations have declared no involvement.
The coalition intercepted and destroyed an “enemy aerial target”, state-owned Al-Ekbariya and Saudi Al-Hadat reported on their Twitter accounts..
A Houthi military spokesman said the movement had not carried out operations against the coalition countries in the previous day..
A previously unknown group calling itself “Alvia Alvaad Alhad”, which can be translated as “The Brigades of the True Promise” on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack, publishing a statement in the Telegram messenger.
Reuters has no independent confirmation of the authenticity of this statement..
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