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Statement by Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis on Actions of Saudi Arabia and UAE in Yemen

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العربية العربية

Immediate Release
No. NR-261-18
Sept. 12, 2018

 

“I endorse and fully support Secretary Pompeo’s certification to the Congress that the governments of Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates are making every effort to reduce the risk of civilian casualties and collateral damage to civilian infrastructure resulting from their military operations to end the civil war in Yemen. The Saudi-led coalition’s commitment is reflected in their support for these UN-led efforts. Alongside the Department of State we are actively engaged with Mr. Martin Griffiths, the UN Special Envoy, to achieve a negotiated end to this fighting.”


This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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