Russia: Us Terror Label On Houthis May Have Negative Effect

Russia: Us Terror Label On Houthis May Have Negative Effect

2021-01-15 | By middleeastmonitor | 10 Hits

The US decision to declare Houthis rebels who fought the central government in Yemen39s civil a quotterrorist organisationquot could negatively affect the political process Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Thursday Anadolu Agencyreported Lavrov said he hopes the move does not affect the political settlement in Yemen and he welcomed the formation of a new government in Yemen He spoke at a news conference after meeting his Saudi Arabian counterpart Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud and voiced support for UN initiatives to establish di >>READ MORE | Organic and Viral Social Traffic Hub

no imageBiden's national security adviser says designating Houthis 'terrorists' impedes diplomacy
Mon, 18 Jan 2021 20:30 | Hits : 4 | US

US Presidentelect Joe Biden39s appointee as National Security Advisor has said that the Trump administration39s plan to designate the Houthis in Yemen as a foreign terrorist group will impede diplomacy crucial to ending the war in the country quotHouthi commanders need to be held accountablequot explained Jake Sullivan on Twitter quotbut designating the whole organisation will only...

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Sun, 17 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 9 | US

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Sat, 16 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 13 | US

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no imageYemen minister slams UN envoy's discontent over US designation of Houthis as terror group
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 23:01 | Hits : 11 | US

Yemen39s Ministerof ReligiousEndowments and GuidanceMohammedEidaShabiba has slammed Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths as he was not pleased with the US designation of Houthi militia as a terror group Yemen Shabab reported on Friday Speaking at the UN Security Council Griffiths expressed his extreme concern about the impact of the US39 decision to designate Ansar Allah 8211 ...

no imageTop U.N. officials urge U.S. to revoke blacklisting of Yemens Houthis, warn of famine
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 05:31 | Hits : 14 | US

NEW YORK On Thursday three top United Nations officials all called on the United States to revoke its decision to designate Yemens Houthis a foreign terrorist organization warning it would push the country into a largescale famine and chill peace efforts UN Yemen mediator Martin Griffiths UN aid chief Mark Lowcock and UN food chief 8230 The post Top UN officials urge US to r...

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Donald Trump has ordered the US military to include Israel in its Central Command CENTCOM which oversees the Middle East the Wall Street Journal has reported The move comes in the final few days of the US President39s term of office This could be critical given the deep differences between Israel and Presidentelect Joe Biden who plans to return to the Iranian nuclear deal as well as ado...

no imageUS ignores famine in Yemen as it designates Houthis as 'terrorists'
Sat, 16 Jan 2021 02:01 | Hits : 9 | US

The US has rejected pleas from the UN to reverse its decision to designate Yemen39s Houthis as a terrorist group The decision has been met with widescale condemnation and accusations of quotpolitical vandalismquot Senior UN officials have warned of a massive famine in Yemen which is already regarded as a humanitarian catastrophe Dismissing such concerns the Trump administration said ...

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no imageYemen's Houthis won't abandon peace efforts over US designation, says chief negotiator
Fri, 15 Jan 2021 05:30 | Hits : 6 | US

Yemen39s Houthi movement will not walk away from peace talks with the United Nations and Saudi Arabia despite the US decision to designate the Iranaligned group as a foreign terrorist organisation the Houthi chief negotiator told Reuters US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the designation which will trigger sanctions against the movement and three of its leaders will come into effec...

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