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British Foreign Secretary: Military Intervention in Yemen Comes at Request of Yemeni President

London, British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt affirmed today that there is no easy solution in Yemen.

In a statement to mark the British government's announcement of providing a new humanitarian package for the Yemeni people, he said that the military operations carried out by the coalition forces to support legitimacy in Yemen led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia came at the request of the Yemeni President at that time.

The British Foreign Secretary reiterated that the priorities of the British government in Yemen are focused on reaching a political solution and peace talks, adding that the United Kingdom is using its relationships with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to achieve these goals.

Source: Saudi Press Agency