Obama, King Salman discuss Yemen’s Conditions in a Phone Call

President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Saudi King Salman on Friday to discuss developments in Yemen, the White House said in a statement.

It said Obama and King Salman agreed that a negotiated political solution was necessary to achieving lasting stability in Yemen, where Houthi rebels are battling supporters of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Obama also underscored the US commitment to Saudi Arabia’s security, the White House said.

Source: Ahram Online