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US National Security Adviser Jack Sullivan met with the Saudi ambassador and the UAE ambassador in Washington. Sullivan reviewed the continued Houthi strikes with the UAE ambassador Yousef Al-Otaiba and the Saudi ambassador, Rima bint Bandar Al Saud.
The American US National Security Adviser emphasized the US’ commitment to maintaining the security of both Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
During the discussion, the three sides also expressed their appreciation for international efforts to find a political solution to Yemen’s dilemma.
The US State Department criticized the Houthi militia strikes on the UAE and Saudi Arabia earlier on Monday.
During a press conference, State Department spokesman Ned Price stated that these attacks represent a dangerous escalation.
He emphasized that Washington is well aware of Iran’s assistance for the Houthis.
The UAE Ministry of Defense said on Monday that it has destroyed the ballistic missile launch platform in the Al-Hazm Directorate in Al-Jawf, Yemen, shortly after launching two ballistic missiles from Abu Dhabi.
The Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen said on Monday that Saudi defenses had destroyed a ballistic missile fired towards Dhahran Al-Janoub, referring to the fall of interception fragments on the industrial area in Dhahran Al-Janoub, and it reported material losses in some workshops and civilian vehicles in an initial report.
The coalition verified the destruction of a ballistic missile launcher in the Yemeni province of Al-Jawf, which it alleged was utilized in a ballistic missile launch at daybreak on Monday.
Hours earlier, the Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen announced a heinous attack with a ballistic missile on an industrial area in one of Jizan’s theatres (southwest of Saudi Arabia). Saudi Arabia and UAE have stressed their right to defend their national security at all costs.