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Saudi-led coalition must cease air strikes in Yemen: Sec. Pompeo


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 31-10-2018 06:47 IST
Saudi-led coalition must cease air strikes in Yemen: Sec. Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday called for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen and said U.N.-led negotiations to end the civil war should begin next month.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday called for a cessation of hostilities in Yemen and said U.N.-led negotiations to end the civil war should begin next month.

In a statement, Pompeo said missile strikes by Iran-allied Houthi rebels against Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates should stop, and the Saudi-led coalition must cease air strikes in all populated areas of Yemen.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : United States