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STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON

For Immediate Release STATEMENT BY MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON August 8, 2019 Violence in Aden The United States is deeply concerned by the outbreak of violence and deadly clashes in Aden.  We call on all parties to refrain from escalation and further bloodshed, and to resolve their differences through dialogue.  Inciting further divisions and violence within Yemen ...
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P5 Statement on Aden

The Diplomatic Representatives to the Republic of Yemen of China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States express their grave concern over the recent escalation in violence in Aden.  We call on all Yemenis to exercise restraint, immediately end all acts of violence, and engage in constructive dialogue to resolve their differences peacefully. ...
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Attacks in Southern Yemen

MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 3, 2019 The United States strongly condemns the attacks carried out August 1 and 2 in southern Yemen.  We extend our deepest condolences to families of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to those injured.  Attacks such as these by the Iranian-backed Houthis, ISIS, or al-Qa’ida are unacceptable.  It ...
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Press Statement: Houthi Attack on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia

PRESS STATEMENT MORGAN ORTAGUS, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON JULY 2, 2019 The United States strongly condemns today’s attack by the Iranian-backed Houthis on Abha Airport in Saudi Arabia, the third such attack in less than three weeks. These attacks are risking the lives of many and injuring innocent civilians. We call for an immediate end to these ...
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Statement by Secretary Pompeo: Houthi Attack on Abha Airport

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson For Immediate Release June 24, 2019 Yesterday, Iran-backed Houthi rebels launched a drone attack on the Abha airport in Saudi Arabia for the second time in less than two weeks.  Initial reports suggest one person was killed and twenty-one were wounded.  These Iranian-backed attacks are unacceptable, and ...
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