Info. Minister calls on UK, EU to designate Houthi militia as a terrorist movement
Information Minister Muammar Al-Iryani called on the UK government and European Union to designate Houthi militia as a terrorist movement and freeze its assets.
Al-Iryani said the Houthi militia is an important arm of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards and Tehran tools in the region that threatens the security of neighboring countries and the safety of maritime in the Red Sea and Bab al-Mandab.
He welcomed the announcement by the UK government to classify the Lebanese militia Hezbollah, with all its wings, as a terrorist group and freeze its assets based on anti-terrorist rules.
Al-Iryani pointed out that the announcement comes in the context of international pressure on Tehran regime and its sectarian militias to limit its interference, sabotage policies in the region and its threats to regional and international security.