She declared Houthi group Yemenia – yesterday, Sunday – that 64 ships succeeded in crossing Red SeaR. safely, after raising a banner denying any connection to Israel. This came in a statement by a member of the group’s Supreme Political Council, Muhammad Ali Al-Houthi, via the X platform, in the context of escalating tension in the Red Sea between the Houthis andUnited State AndBritain.
Al-Houthi explained that the best solution to ensure the safety of navigation during the crossing of ships in the Red Sea is to place the phrase “We have no relation to Israel” on the ship’s automatic identification plate.
He pointed out that this solution has proven successful, as 64 ships were able to cross safely with this ferry, since the beginning of operations against Israeli ships last November.
Al-Houthi condemned the terrorist attacks carried out by the United States and Britain, considering that they caused the greatest harm to the world, and to Europe in particular. He stressed that the failure of these measures so far shows that they are attacking international navigation through the militarization of the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea.
Continued targeting of Israeli ships
For his part, the official spokesman for the Houthi, Mohammed Abdel Salam, said in a tweet on the X platform, that there are exposed American attempts to distort public opinion regarding the events in the Red Sea, as it seeks Washington To provoke an international crisis and blame Yemen for its consequences.
Abdel Salam explained that the group will not stop targeting Israeli ships or ships heading to ports Palestine Occupied. He stressed the need for all countries to be reassured about their position Yemen And not allow itself to be a victim of American deception, as he put it.
He called on the United States to stop evading its responsibility to stop the Israeli aggression against Gaza, and not to create unnecessary crises.
Attacks and classification
Last Wednesday, the United States announced the designation of the Houthi group, also known as “Ansar Allah”, as a global terrorist organization. This announcement coincided with the continuation of Houthi attacks on cargo ships in the Red Sea, targeting Israeli companies or goods heading to or from. IsraelIn solidarity with Gaza strip Which is subjected to ongoing genocide.
Starting on January 9, tensions escalated in the Red Sea when the Houthis directly targeted an American ship, after they were targeting cargo ships transporting goods to and from Israel.
On January 12, he issued White House A joint statement with 10 countries said that, in response to Houthi attacks against commercial ships in the Red Sea, the American and British armed forces carried out joint attacks against targets in areas controlled by the group in Yemen.
Since Operation Al-Aqsa Flood, Israel has been waging a devastating war on Gaza, which, as of Thursday, resulted in the death of 24,620 Palestinians and the injury of 61,830 others, most of them children and women. This war also caused massive destruction of infrastructure, leaving an “unprecedented humanitarian catastrophe,” according to Palestinian and international reports.