‏Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen Issues Statement

Saturday 1440/3/2 - 2018/11/10
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Riyadh, Rabi'I 1, 1440, Nov 09, 2018, SPA -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the member countries of the Coalition to Support legitimacy in Yemen, continually pursue improvements to military professionalism and self-sufficiency. Recently the Kingdom and the Coalition has increased its capability to independently conduct inflight refueling in Yemen. As a result, in consultation with the United States, the Coalition has requested cessation of inflight refueling support for it's operations in Yemen.
‏The Coalition Command expresses its hope that the upcoming UN sponsored negotiations in a third country, will lead to a negotiated settlement in accordance to UNSCR 2216 and see an end to the aggression by the Iranian backed Houthi militias' against the Yemeni people and countries in the region, including the threat of ballistic missiles and UAVs
--SPA
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