BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:20 A.M.) – The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, blasted Iran and the Houthi forces for their role in the ongoing war in Yemen.

Speaking at UN Security Council on Thursday, Haley began her speech by criticizing both the Houthi forces and Iran for the ballistic missile attacks against the Saudi-led Coalition

“I think that we have to look at the situation. We’ve been really lucky for really long, because if you look at what’s happened now, we were already upset and wanted to condemn the Houthi attack on the Saudi oil tanker. That was already considered a problem. The ballistic missile strikes were already considered a problem. And we always said someone’s going to get hurt. If something doesn’t give, someone’s going to get hurt,” she said.

Haley would then acknowledge the deadly attack by the Saudi-led Coalition on the port-city of Hodeidah, Thursday, that killed over 50 people.

“We have continued to say that the UN panel of experts have confirmed that Iran is supplying the Houthis. They are just as much to blame as the Houthis are, but today we had another attack. And the idea that a Saudi-led coalition had air strikes today against a fish market and a hospital in Hodeida that may have caused dozens of casualties – we’ve hit a new day now in Yemen. And we’ve hit a new sense of urgency in Yemen,” Haley stated.

“If this is what’s starting to happen, civilians are at risk, infrastructure is at risk, and we as the international community have to demand that the two parties come together and understand the seriousness of this. And I think that as we are going through that, we will be very anxious to hear how your talks go, but I think that we as a Council and as members need to remind both of them that civilian casualties, civilian infrastructure, anything that would relate to that is a concern,” she continued.

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“The idea that strikes almost hit some of the water tanks, with the cholera outbreak, all of these things are starting to show a disregard for the people on the ground in a time when they are already suffering so much. And so, just know that, again, we emphasize that Hodeida must stay open, the access has to be there so humanitarian aid can come in, but we strongly support your talks in Geneva. We actually think it’s not soon enough, compared to what’s been happening the last few days,” Haley added.

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Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2018-08-04 08:07

Nikki is batting for Saoudis. Saoudi tanker was attacked by Houthis? By any chance it wasnt a false flag attack? Saoudis are attacking Yemen. Blaming Iran & Houthis alone and not condemning or blaming Saoudis for the atrocities is not right. Blame both. But to speak at UN Security Council and say the evil is only Iran & Houthis and Saoudis are God angels doing humanitarian work in Yemen stinks worst than fresh shiit. Have guts to ask Saoudis & UAE to stop their attacks in Yemen and see how the war will automatically come to an end. In any… Read more »

Nestor
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2018-08-04 04:09

Ya estamos acostumbrados al discurso de siempre como maneja EE.UU… Habla de Irán proporciona armas a los revolucionarios, pero no habla que su gobierno proporciona armas a la Monarquía (país donde no hay democracia).
Un pueblo atacado tiene derecho a la defensa, EE.UU. junto a la Monarquía están llevando el mas grande genocidio con el pueblo de Yemen con la complicidad de la ONU, este organismo no condena a la Monarquía.

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zman
2018-08-03 16:41

Haley is one sick B***H. She will have to endure what awaits her in death and it won’t be pretty. To sell your soul for fame or profit is the epitome of failure and denigration of self. When this one dies, will any mourn?…nay, there will be celebration.

Claud Wigna
Claud Wigna
2018-08-03 22:12

US ambassador to UN doesn’t know what she is talking. Without knowing don’t just bark. Whatever happens in Yemen Nikki immediately says it’s done by Iran. she is born to a Muslim parents, she is against to Muslims. past months she blame the Hamas, now starting with Iran. just she knows how to bark.

Daeshbags Sux
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Daeshbags Sux
2018-08-03 17:28

Seems Saudi coalition is not behind these strikes on Hodeidah :
1.) They deny it
2.) Damages shown are NOT caused by air-strikes, anyone accustomed at seeing pictures of air-strikes damages can confirm this : the video clearly shows damages caused by a 152-155mm artillery shell.

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Stern Daler
2018-08-03 17:34
Reply to  Daeshbags Sux

Denial is no proof! Do You really think that Bani Saud have no artillery?

Mike
Mike
2018-08-04 03:31
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They are, Israeli spambot they are, seriously it shows how much you love so called Islamist with you Saudi d**k sucking that you post here, much is know of what bunch of low down homos you Israelis and Saudis are.