King Abdullah condemns terrorist attack against Yemeni Defense Ministry

December 8, 2013

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has sent a cable of condolences to Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi following the deadly terrorist attack that struck the Yemeni Defense Ministry. “We have been informed with great sorrow of the news of the terrorist attack against the Yemeni Defense Ministry’s complex in Sana’a,” the King wrote. “We expressed our firm condemnation and denunciation against this criminal and cowardly terrorist act. In my own name and on behalf of the people and government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, I extend my condolences to your highness, the families of the victims and the Yemeni people, asking God Almighty to bestow his merciful upon the victims and wishing a speedy recovery for the injured people.”

A similar cable of condolences was sent to President Hadi by Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz.