The US envoy to Yemen, Timothy Lenderking, stressed during his talks in Muscat the need for agreement to end the Houthi attack on Marib and a comprehensive ceasefire, while the Houthis announced the targeting of Saudi sites with 4 drones and two ballistic missiles.
Yesterday, the US envoy Lenderking, accompanied by the UN envoy Martin Griffiths, arrived in Riyadh from Riyadh, and US Senator Chris Murphy and the US ambassador to Yemen, Christopher Hensel, joined them for talks with Omani Foreign Minister Badr Al-Busaidi. Read also A new UN warning about the deteriorating humanitarian situation in YemenAl-Maysari: There is no solution in Yemen without the defeat of the Hout his and the drones targeting Saudi Arabia and Iran Hadi: The current war was imposed by the Hou this to serve Iran
This coincided with the visit of Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud to Oman as well, in a one-day visit.
The State Department’s Near Eastern Affairs Department said that Lenderking and Hensel stressed the need for a consensus to end the Houthi attack on Marib and a comprehensive nationwide ceasefire.
The department added, in a tweet, that the five permanent members of the Security Council are determined to resolve the conflict, noting that collective action is welcome.
The US State Department announced, in a statement, that the talks in Muscat would focus on ensuring the arrival of goods and humanitarian aid, supporting a permanent ceasefire, and moving to a political process in Yemen.
Muscat is an important stop for peace negotiations in Yemen, where the Houthi negotiating delegation resides almost permanently.
Battles and attacks
On the ground, the official spokesman of the Yemeni Armed Forces, Brigadier General Abdo Majali, said that the Yemeni army and the popular resistance are continuing to advance in the Marib governorate and are making more gains at the expense of the Houthis, especially in the Al-Mashjah and Al-Kassara fronts, which have witnessed the most fierce battles in recent days. Advertising
On the other hand, Houthi military spokesman Yahya Saree said that the group targeted 4 drones and two ballistic missiles, military sites at Najran Airport and King Khalid Air Base in Khamis Mushait, southern Saudi Arabia.
For its part, Saudi media reported that the air defenses of the coalition destroyed two ballistic missiles and two drones, which were launched by the Houthis towards Najran, in the south of the Kingdom.