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British PM affirms commitment to Saudi Arabia's security

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British Prime Minister Theresa May affirmed Britain’s commitment to Saudi Arabia’s security and condemned the Houthi militia ballistic missile attack in a telephone conversation with King Salman Bin Abdulaziz and Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman on Wednesday.

According to a statement issued by the spokesman for the British Prime Minister, May welcomed the decision of the Saudi-led Arab coalition to reopen Hodeidah port, noting that a British team arrived in the region to assist in UN inspections.

May stressed Britain’s permanent commitment to Saudi security and its determination to push for stronger action in the United Nations to confront and expose Iran’s destabilizing activities in the region while working to find a political solution to the Yemeni crisis.

May also stated that she will receive the Crown Prince on a visit to Britain during the new year, according to the official statement.