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The UAE calls for an urgent meeting of the Security Council
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The United Arab Emirates submitted a letter to the Kingdom of Norway, the President of the United Nations Security Council for the month of January, requesting a meeting of the Council

The United Arab Emirates submitted a letter to the Kingdom of Norway, the President of the United Nations Security Council for the month of January, requesting a meeting of the Council, regarding the Houthi terrorist attacks on Abu Dhabi, which took place yesterday, January 17.

The letter condemns the terrorist Houthi militia's targeting of civilians and civilian objects on UAE soil, in flagrant violation of international law. It calls on the Security Council to condemn the Houthi attacks unequivocally and with one voice.

On the subject, Lana Nusseibeh, the UAE's permanent representative to the United Nations, said: "The UAE condemns in the strongest terms the Houthis' targeting of civilians and civilian objects in flagrant violation of international law." She added, "The UAE extends its sincere condolences to the families of the deceased, and we wish the injured a speedy recovery."