U.S Calls For De – Escalation Of Saudi – Houthi Conflict In Yemen

WASHINGTON – There needs to be a de – escalation in the conflict between a Saudi – led military coalition and the Iran – aligned Houthi group in Yemen, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Friday following air strikes that killed scores of people.

‘The escalation in fighting only exacerbates a dire humanitarian crisis and the suffering of the Yemeni people’, he said in a statement released by the State Department.