Yemenis, loyal to the Saudi-led coalition, reject ending the war on their country




The Southern Transitional Council and the General Secretariat of the Islah Party,loyal to Saudi-led coalition, backed by the US,  criticized the US Senate’s decision to support the cessation of military operations and the suspension of military support for Saudi Arabia in Yemen and accusing the Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the killing of journalist #Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Embassy in Istanbul as an interference in internal affairs.

A statement issued by Islah Party considered that the decision is a jump on the customs of diplomacy and ignore the sovereign right of States to manage their issues and internal affairs, stressing that “the US Senate resolution works to break the wall of relations between countries and establishes a state of uncertainty and lack of clarity within the international system.

At the same time, the Southern Transitional Council , loyal to the United Arab Emirates ,issued a statement denouncing the US Senate’s decision and accusing it of blatant interference in the internal affairs of Saudi Arabia, warning against harming the kingdom’s sovereignty and leadership.

The US Senate approved the cessation of US military support for the Saudi-UAE alliance in Yemen with 56 votes.

The US-Saudi-led coalition  launched an offensive on Hudaydah on 12 June in the largest battle of the war that the United Nations fears risks triggering a famine in Yemen where an estimated 8.4 million people are on the verge of starvation. Recently, It has been paused for peace talks, but no deal has been struck leaving Yemenis pessimistic over a viable political process.

Abdulmalik al-Houthi, the leader of the Houthi(Ansarallah)  movement, which is the main force that faces the coallition, said on a TV speech ,” The decision of invading the Yemeni ,western coast, has been taken and adopted by the United States of America,noting that the Saudis are trying to abolish Yemen’s freedom,” stressing that it was the people of Yemen’s right to defend their country.

The Bab el-Mandab Strait, which is the southern entrance to the Red Sea, is one of the world’s key shipping lanes for crude oil and allows crude exports into the European market.

The United Nations said more than 350,000 people have been displaced from the strategic Red Sea port town of Hudaydah in western Yemen since June.Deputy spokesman for the Secretary-General, Farhan Haq, said during a press conference on Monday that violent clashes have erupted in the city over the past few days, especially in the Ad Durayhimi district.He added that emergency humanitarian assistance has already been provided to more than 90 per cent of those displaced.

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