The Tunisian-based Arab Council of Ministers approved the announcement that Yemen's Ansar al-Islam is a terrorist group and that the movement is on the list of terrorist groups.
According to Rai Al-Youm, the statement did not mention the Saudi coalition's widespread attacks on Yemen, killing and injuring thousands of civilians, due to Ansarullah's violations against Yemeni residents since taking control of Sanaa on September 21, 2014. Has been.
The following is the statement claimed:
The move comes in response to widespread attacks on neighboring countries and the threat of waterways, including repeated cross-border terrorist attacks targeting infrastructure and civilians in Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
Ibrahim Haidan, the interior minister of the resigned Yemeni government, called for support for the government's position on including Ansar al-Islam in the list of terrorist groups.