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US and UK to continue ‘disrupting and degrading’ Houthi military capabilities



The rebel group in Yemen has been targeting ships in the Red Sea for support of Palestinians in Gaza, they sayJoe Biden has spoken to Rishi Sunak about the Red Sea crisis emphasising the need to continue “disrupting and degrading” Houthi military capabilities, even as the US military denied claims that the Yemeni rebels had successfully targeted a US military support ship.White House spokesman John Kirby said the US president had discussed the situation with the British prime minister on Monday, following continued Houthi attacks on shipping transiting the Red Sea and nearby Gulf of Aden over the past week. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2024/jan/22/us-uk-continue-strike-houthi-yemen-military-biden-sunak

Author : Dan Sabbagh, defence and security editor

Publish date : 2024-01-22 22:37:57

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