London offers official apology to Riyadh for attempting to attack Major General Asiri‏

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made an official apology to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on behalf of his country for the attempted attack on a spokesman for the Arab coalition forces, Major General Ahmed Asiri in London a few days ago.

According to the Saudi News Agency (SPA) , Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, received today a phone call from British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson.
During the call the British Foreign Secretary expressed his regret for the attack against the official spokesman of the Coalition for Supporting Legitimacy in Yemen, the military adviser to Defense Minister Major General Ahmad Asiri, by demonstrators in London while participating in a seminar.

The spokesman for the Arab coalition forces led by Saudi Arabia, Major General Ahmad Asiri, was subjected to an attempted attack on March 30 in London.

The British minister stressed his personal interest in pursuing the case and the results of the investigations ordered by the British government.

The Deputy Crown Prince thanked the secretary for his interest, stressing the legitimacy of the coalition's position in Yemen and the continuous delivery of facts about the situation in Yemen to the world.