Saudi Arabia – Yemen – Drone attacks on Saudi territory (19 June 2021)


France condemns in the strongest possible terms the Houthi drone attacks targeting the Khamis Mushait region in southern Saudi Arabia on June 19.These many air attacks threaten the security of Saudi territory and regional stability. They illustrate the seriousness of the threat represented by the proliferation of drones and missiles to the entire region and the need to respond to them through a regional diplomatic approach

France urges the Houthis to immediately end their destabilizing actions in the region and in Yemen and to engage constructively in a political process to end the crisis in Yemen. It reaffirms its commitment to a cessation of hostilities in the country and to the revival of discussions aimed at reaching an inclusive comprehensive political agreement under the auspices of the UN.