The US Department of Defense, the Pentagon, confirmed today, Monday, its commitment to support Saudi Arabia as a strategic partner, stressing that the US-Saudi military relations are in progress.
In addition, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby told reporters, Saudi Arabia has the right to defend itself, “and we have obligations towards it.”
In another context, the Pentagon stated that a strike carried out by the United States in Syria last week resulted in the killing of a militia member loyal to Iran and the injury of two others.
“We will continue the evaluation process, as you know, and if there is a change, we will certainly notify you.”
An American condemnation of the Houthi attack
The United States has strongly condemned the Houthi militia’s attacks on civilians in Saudi Arabia, stressing its commitment to its strategic partnership with the Kingdom.
And the US State Department said on Sunday that “Houthi attacks do not threaten civilians only, but also peace. Yemen and its stability. ”
She also added that Washington is committed to supporting Saudi Arabia in the face of Iranian-backed militia attacks.
She made it clear that the Houthis should join the envoy’s efforts. The UN to Yemen Martin Griffiths and the US Special Envoy to Yemen Timothy Lenderking to achieve peace in Yemen.