Pentagon: Houthi militia have attacked Saudi Arabia several times

Pentagon: Houthi militia have attacked Saudi Arabia several times
Saudi soldiers stand guard on a truck in Jizan on the border with Yemen, in this file photo. (SPA)
Updated 02 March 2018

Pentagon: Houthi militia have attacked Saudi Arabia several times

Pentagon: Houthi militia have attacked Saudi Arabia several times

WASHINGTON: Houthi militia backed by Iran have attacked Saudi Arabia several times, the US Pentagon said.

Dana White, the US department of defense spoksperson, told journalists Thursday that US forces are in Yemen to fight terrorism and to support Saudi Arabia.

White also explained that the US national missile defense was never intended to threaten Russia.

The US has always maintained that the missile shield in Europe does not target Moscow, but it was built to defend US interests againsts threats posed by Iran and North Korea.