Germany condemns Houthi’s firing missile at Saudi Arabia

A missile that the U.S. Department of Defense says is a "Qiam" ballistic missile manufactured in Iran but that the Pentagon says was fired by Houthi rebels from Yemen into Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)
Updated 19 December 2017

Germany condemns Houthi’s firing missile at Saudi Arabia

BERLIN: The German government condemned Tuesday’s firing of a ballistic missile by the Houthi militia toward Riyadh, calling for an immediate cease-fire and UN-led peace negotiations.
“We condemn the renewed missile launch from Yemen against the capital of the kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the strongest terms,” a foreign ministry spokesman said. “There can be no justification for such an act. The missile attacks on Saudi Arabia must finally stop.”
The spokesman said the Yemen conflict could only be solved through diplomatic means. “We urge the parties to adopt an immediate cease-fire and to negotiation under the aegis of the United Nations.”


Egyptian envoy meets Saudi foreign minister

Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan receives Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Farouk Mohammed Tawfik in Riyadh on Monday. (SPA)
Updated 19 November 2019

Egyptian envoy meets Saudi foreign minister

  • The foreign minister appreciated the outgoing envoy’s efforts in strengthening the ties between Saudi Arabia and Sudan

RIYADH: Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Farouk Mohammed Tawfik called on Saudi Foreign Minister  Prince Faisal bin Farhan in Riyadh on Monday. They reviewed bilateral relations and ways to enhance them. They also discussed issues of mutual interest.
The foreign minister also held a separate meeting with Mexican Ambassador-designate Anibal Toledo. He presented a copy of his credentials to Prince Faisal prior to submitting them to King Salman.
Sudanese Ambassador Abdulazim Al-Sadiq Al-Karoori called on Prince Faisal bin Farhan to bid him farewell. The foreign minister appreciated the outgoing envoy’s efforts in strengthening the ties between Saudi Arabia and Sudan.