The Houthi guerrillas Yemen claimed responsibility for the attack earlier today near its international airport Abu Dhabi, where they were killed three people when an equal number of tankers exploded.
“The (Houthi) armed forces carried out a successful military operation as part of Operation Hurricane Yemen,” said their spokesman, Yahya Sari, in an announcement broadcast by the television channel Al Massira.
“Many locations and important and sensitive facilities” in the Emirates were targeted with five ballistic missiles and many unmanned aircraft, he added, according to the ΑΠΕ ΜΠΕ.
The Houthi movement has warned that it will target other locations in United Arab Emirates and called on civilians and foreign companies to avoid the “vital facilities” of the Emirates.
According to the Houthis, today rockets and unmanned aerial vehicles were fired at Abu Dhabi and Dubai airports, against a refinery in the Musafah area of Abu Dhabi and against other “sensitive” targets.
Dendias: Greece supports its strategic partner, the United Arab Emirates
Earlier, the Foreign Minister had a telephone conversation with his UAE counterpart, Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Nikos Dendias. “I expressed my full support and full sympathy to the government and people of the country, emphasizing that Greece supports its strategic partner, the UAE,” he said in a Twitter post.
Earlier, in a corresponding post, the The Foreign Ministry condemned the attack by drone near Abu Dhabi International Airport. He also expressed his sincere condolences to the families of the victims, wished a speedy recovery to the injured, but also the full solidarity of Greece to its strategic ally and close friend, the United Arab Emirates, and to the Emirati people.