The United Arab Emirates (UAE) condemned the kidnapping of Iranian-backed Houthi militia of the Rabigh-3 tugboat. As it subjected to armed robbery, south of the Red Sea, during a Qatar-owned offshore drilling rig.
Iranian-backed Houthi militias hijacked a naval locomotive
The United Arab Emirates condemns these irresponsible acts, which pose a real threat to
- Freedom of international shipping and international trade.
- Set a dangerous precedent for the security of the Bab Al-Mandab Strait and the southern Red Sea.
- As well as, The need to maintain the security and safety of the crew members of the multinational locomotive as required by international law.
- Finally, It demanded the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in order to release them as soon as possible.
UAE condemns “Houthi crime”.. Warns of “dangerous precedent”
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The Houthi terrorist militias carried out
- The kidnapping and armed robbery of a naval locomotive in the southern Red Sea.
According to the Saudi Press Agency
The Arab Alliance said in a statement that:
- The naval boat (Rabigh-3) was kidnapped and as well as an armed robbery by two boats carrying Houthi elements.
- In addition to the tugboat was pulling a marine rig owned by a South Korean company.
Houthi militias broke international freedom of navigation and international trade law
Eventually, the Arab Coalition denounced the Houthi militia’s robbery of the naval locomotive.
The hijacking of a naval locomotive by the Houthis is a criminal precedent for security.
Which is considered:
- A threat to international freedom of navigation and international trade.
- A criminal precedent threatening the security of Bab Al-Mandab Strait and the southern Red Sea.