Today, Monday, the United States condemned the attacks on Saudi Arabia by groups allied with Iran and renewed its commitment to support the defense of Saudi Arabia..
This came during a phone call made by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken with his Saudi counterpart, Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, today, Monday, about the situation in Yemen, according to a statement by US State Department spokesman Ned Price, a copy of which was obtained by German News Agency..
“Minister Blinken reiterated our commitment to support the defense of Saudi Arabia and strongly condemned the recent attacks against Saudi territory by groups allied with Iran in the region,” the statement said.
He added, “The two ministers discussed their close cooperation to support the efforts of the UN Special Envoy, Martin Griffiths, and the US Special Envoy, Timothy Lenderking, to end the conflict in Yemen, starting with the need for all parties to adhere to the ceasefire and facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid.”
“In addition, the two ministers discussed the importance of stabilizing the Yemeni economy. The American minister expressed his support for the ongoing social and economic reforms in Saudi Arabia,” the statement added.