The Missile Attack by Houthi Militias on King Khalid International Airport in Saudi Arabia
(Statement by Foreign Press Secretary Norio Maruyama)
November 8, 2017
1. On Saturday, November 4, the Government of Saudi Arabia announced that the Saudi Air Defense Forces intercepted a ballistic missile launched by Houthi militias in Yemen targeting King Khalid International Airport in Saudi Capital Riyadh. Japan strongly condemns this missile launch, which threatened the safety of civilians.
2. Japan continues our commitment to maintain and reinforce the peace and stability in the Middle East.