UAE official welcomes U.S. designation of Yemen's Houthis as terrorist organisation

by Reuters
Monday, 11 January 2021 16:33 GMT

CAIRO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates' minister of state for foreign affairs on Monday welcomed the United States' move to designate Yemen's Houthi group as a foreign terrorist organisation.

"We welcome the U.S. administration's decision to classify the Houthi militia as a terrorist organisation, and to place its leaders on terrorist lists," Anwar Gargash said in a tweet. (Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Alison Williams)

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