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Chapter : World Leaders React to Ongoing War in Yemen : June 21, June 24, August 9, and October 30, 2019
World Leaders React to Ongoing War in Yemen : June 21, June 24, August 9, and October 30, 2019
Yemen’s civil war stretched into its fourth year in 2019, fueling a humanitarian crisis the United Nations (UN) has described as the worst in the world. In June, UN officials announced the partial suspension of food aid deliveries, citing interference by the antigovernment Houthi rebels. That same month, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a key player in the Saudi Arabia–led coalition backing the Yemeni government, began withdrawing its troops from the country. Internal developments and external pressures eventually led to new, informal talks between the Houthis and the Saudis that many hope will ...