The Arab Coalition cleans Hodeidah from the Houthi militias

September 21, 2019

The Arab Coalition Forces in Support of Legitimacy in Yemen launched a military operation north of Hodeidah governorate to destroy military targets belonging to the Houthi terrorist militia.

Col. Turki al-Maliki, the coalition spokesman, said that the coalition forces carried out a targeted operation north of Hodeidah on Friday against hostile targets of the Houthi terrorist militia threatening regional and international security.

Colonel al-Maliki explained that the destroyed targets included (4) . remote-controlled boats as well as naval mines.These sites are used to carry out hostilities and terrorist operations that threaten maritime shipping lines and international trade in the Bab al-Mandab Strait and the southern Red Sea. He added that the Houthi terrorist militia is based in Hodeidah

province to launch ballistic missiles, drones, and remote-controlled boats, as well as the deployment of naval mines, in clear violation of international humanitarian law and in violation of the provisions of the Stockholm Agreement and the ceasefire agreement in Hodeidah.

He stressed that the command of the joint forces of the coalition has the legitimate right to take and implement appropriate deterrent measures to deal with these legitimate military objectives, in accordance with international humanitarian law and customary rules, while continuing to support all political efforts to implement the Stockholm Agreement and end the coup.

The spokesman for the coalition forces, Col. Turki al-Maliki, said that the coalition naval system spotted this morning an attempt by the Houthi terrorist militias to carry out an imminent hostile and terrorist action in the southern Red Sea.

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