US condemns deadly Houthi drone attack in Lahij

NEW YORK, 11th January, 2019 (WAM) -- The United States has strongly condemned the January 10 drone attack by the Houthi militia on Yemen Government officers at a military parade at Al-Anad Air Base in Lahij.

A statement, issued by the US Department of State today, said that the attack "contravenes the spirit of the Hodeidah ceasefire and the progress made last month at the UN-led talks in Sweden."

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