Egypt condemns Houthi ballistic missile attack on Riyadh
Ahram Online , Thursday 12 Apr 2018

Egypthasstrongly condemned the firing of a number of ballistic missiles by Houthi fighters in Yemenat several Saudi cities, including Riyadh, on Wednesday, an Egyptian foreign ministry statement said.

The missiles were intercepted and destroyed by the Saudi military.

The Egyptian foreign ministry said that the Egypt was standing in solidarity next to Saudi Arabia,against all those attempting to destabilise it or threaten its peace andstability.

The statement added that that attack made the countries of the Arab coalition “more determinedto restore legitimacy”in Yemen and to boost efforts inthewar on terrorism.

Egypt has been a member of the Saudi-led military coalition to restore legitimacy in Yemen since March 2015.