CAIRO, 2nd October 2016 (WAM) – The Arab League, on Sunday, condemned the Houthi militia for targeting the Emirati civilian ship “Swift”, which was on a routine voyage to deliver humanitarian aid to Yemen.

Ahmed Abul Ghait, Secretary General of the Arab League, described the attack as “unacceptable and violating international laws.”

Mahmoud Afifi, the Arab League’s Spokesman, said in a statement that the attack by this militia gave a serious indication of threats facing civilian and commercial ships crossing one of the world’s most vital waterways.