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U.S. welcomes Saudi-led coalition's move to keep Yemen port open


U.S. welcomes Saudi-led coalition's move to keep Yemen port open

Washington, D.C. (U.S.), Dec 22 (ANI): The United States has welcomed an announcement by a Saudi-led coalition to keep the Hodeidah port in Yemen open for a month and allow humanitarian aid to flow through.

It also condemned a Houthi bombing of a palace in Saudi Arabia. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Tim Lenderking said the United States would have a conversation with Saudi Arabia about 30 days the port will be open and about possibly changing the timeline, but said the U.S.

first wants to see ships moving in and goods and services reaching the people of Yemen. Lenderking also said there was no military solution to the conflict and that President Donald Trump's administration believes the best course is 'aggressive diplomacy'.

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