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Russia Calls for UN Security Council Meeting Following U.S. and UK Military Strikes in Yemen

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Russia has urgently requested a meeting of the United Nations Security Council to address the recent military strikes carried out by the United States and Britain in Yemen. The strikes, launched in response to Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea, have escalated the Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza. Russia’s permanent mission to the UN confirmed the request for a meeting on January 12 to discuss the situation in Yemen.

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Russian Concerns and UN Security Council Meeting

Expressing concern over the U.S. and UK military actions in Yemen, Russia seeks an urgent UN Security Council meeting to address the evolving situation. The strikes were in response to Houthi attacks on ships, further complicating the regional dynamics.

The UN Security Council meeting is anticipated to provide a platform for member nations to express their perspectives on the military intervention in Yemen. Russia’s request underscores the need for diplomatic discussions to navigate the complexities arising from the airstrikes.

As tensions escalate in the region, the upcoming meeting will be closely watched for potential resolutions or diplomatic initiatives to ease the crisis in Yemen. The international community awaits insights into the motivations behind the military strikes and their broader implications.

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Houthi Response and Continued Threats

Yemen’s Houthi spokesperson has condemned the U.S. and British strikes, asserting that there is no justification for the attack. The Iran-backed group vows to persist in targeting ships heading towards Israel despite the military intervention.

The Houthi statement emphasizes their determination to continue their activities, adding complexity to the already volatile situation. The group’s stance raises questions about the potential ramifications of the military strikes on regional stability and ongoing conflicts.

International reactions to the Houthi response and their commitment to targeting ships will likely be a focal point of discussions during the UN Security Council meeting. Diplomats and world leaders aim to navigate a path towards de-escalation and find diplomatic solutions to the Yemen crisis.

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