Saudi Arabia urges US to stop bombing Yemen

Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry said on Monday that the United States must stop bombing the country and called on Washington to stop supporting a U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition in Yemen.

The Saudi-backed Saudi war in Yemen has killed over 5,000 people and displaced nearly half a million, and has also been blamed for hundreds of civilian deaths. 

The foreign ministry statement called on the U.K. and the U,S.

to stop the bombing of Yemen, which it said is causing widespread civilian casualties and “unnecessary destruction.” 

Saudi Arabia and its allies in the coalition have been pounding the country with airstrikes since April 2015 to support the government of President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi.

Saudi Arabia and allied forces have been bombing the Houthi rebels since they captured Sanaa in 2015. 

Saudi warplanes have also targeted civilian areas, including the capital, Sanaa, since the beginning of the Saudi-Iranian war in the country in 2015, including bombing mosques and markets, killing scores of civilians. 

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has urged the Trump administration to stop its support for the Saudi war, saying the U-S.

“will not stand for it.”

The White House has also said that the U.”s support for Saudi Arabia is a violation of international law and the principle of universal rights, including human rights.”

Saudi Arabia has been bombing Yemen since March 2015, targeting Houthi rebel positions and civilian areas and targeting hospitals and schools.