Riyadh asked Gulf states to help with missile stockpile
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Riyadh asked Gulf states to help with missile stockpile

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Al-Araby

Saudi Arabia appealed to a number of Gulf states to help increase its stockpile of depleted stock of Patriot missiles in light of increased attacks by Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen, the Financial Times has reported on Sunday. “This is an urgent issue. Riyadh may receive interceptor missiles from a number of Gulf countries, and we are working on it. This option may be faster than direct sales from the United States,” the paper quoted an unidentified senior US official as saying. The Patriot – its proper name the MIM-104 Patriot – is a US-made surface-to-air missile system. Saudi Arabia is …

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