Missiles fired at Saudi are Iran-made: UN

June 29, 2018

The Gulf Today:

NEW YORK: Rosemary A. DiCarlo, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, has said that the debris of the five missiles launched by Iran-backed Houthis at Yanbu and Riyadh since July 2017, “share key design features with the Iranian Qiam-1 ballistic missile.”

Separately, the Arab Coalition has rejected the claims made in the Annual Report of the UN Secretary-General on Children and Armed Conflict, regarding violations attributed to the Coalition, saying they are based on inaccurate information provided by unreliable sources.

The Coalition has also called upon the UN to amend its procedures to ensure that no false information is included in its reports. The artillery of the Arab Coalition Forces targeted the bases and fortifications of the Houthis in Tahita District, south of Hodeidah, as part of a new military operation that aims to attain control of the centre of the district and secure the coastal road leading to Hodeidah.

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