File - An Arab Parliament session
CAIRO - 19 December 2017: President of the Arab Parliament Mishal bin Fahm al Salmi on Tuesday strongly denounced crimes committed by Houthi militants in Yemen against Yemeni MPs and leaders of the General People's Congress along with civilians.
In a released statement, he said that these crimes also included media people and protesters.
The crimes include extrajudicial killings and forced disappearances along with threats of physical liquidation and arbitrary detentions.
Also, the Houthi militants are holding people under house arrest, added the statement.
These crimes reveal the real ugly face of these militants, he said, pointing out that these crimes are committed under the blessing of the Iranian regime which has a political agenda for spreading chaos and imposing its doctrine in the region, he added.
Salmi underlined the Arab Parliament's full support for the legitimate government in Yemen which is represented by President Abd Rabu Mansour Hadi.