Dhaka expresses concern at recent missile attacks by Houthis


DHAKA, March 27, 2018 (BSS) – Bangladesh today conveyed its deep concern at the recent multiple ballistic missile attacks by the Houthi rebels aimed at Riyadh and other bordering cities of South Western parts of Saudi Arabia.

The missile attacks were however successfully intercepted by the Saudi Air Defence forces.

“Bangladesh staunchly opposes such unilateral acts by the Houthi rebels. These are provocative acts and have an adverse impact on regional peace and stability,” a foreign ministry statement said.

It added, “These acts also threaten international peace and security in the long run”.

The statement said that Bangladesh believes that the brotherly people and government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have the right to defend itself against any security threats.

“We stand by the people and government of Saudi Arabia in their effort to counter such aggressive acts that threatens regional peace and stability,” the statement added.