Saada, Yemen 0
9 December 2018

A senior U.S. diplomat indicated that "looking down the road we seek a stable and unified Yemen that fosters rather than drains regional and global stability... there is no place in a future Yemen for an Iranian-backed threat to Saudi Arabia, the UAE and vital international economic quarters". He went on to note that "early recovery efforts are underway but full-scale reconstruction can only occur in a peaceful environment. For that reason we want to close the space for malign Iranian influence". 

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