Top Yemeni official warns Saudi-led coalition against any ‘uncalculated stupidity’ in Hudaydah

Top Yemeni official warns Saudi-led coalition against any ‘uncalculated stupidity’ in Hudaydah

A top Yemeni army official has warned that any attack by the Saudi Arabia against the ports of Hudaydah would have serious consequences in the region as it would push Sana’a to adopt a new military strategy that would target the aggressors and their supporters.

The Saudi-led coalition has claimed that Yemeni forces are using the ports of Hudaydah and Salif as military bases, alleging that the ports are military targets.

The Yemeni government has categorically denied the claims, saying a United Nations mission has been carrying out daily and weekly visits to the ports since the 2018 Stockholm agreement between the warring parties.

Abed Mohammed al-Thor, deputy head of the Moral Guidance Department in the Yemeni Army, said any military action on the two ports “would aggravate the Yemeni crisis and multiply the suffering of Yemenis, as Hudaydah port is the sole vital artery for the besieged Yemeni people.”

“Thus,…

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