The United States confirms a brand new wave of joint army strikes with the United Kingdom in Yemen | EUROtoday

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United States and United Kingdom This Saturday they launched a brand new wave of assaults towards the Hutes in 13 locations in Yemen for assaults on ships within the Red Sea, confirmed the Pentagon.

“These attacks are intended to further disrupt and degrade the capabilities of the Iranian-backed Houthis to carry out their reckless and destabilizing attacks against US and international vessels legally transiting the Red Sea,” the Pentagon mentioned in an announcement.

The Pentagon, as well as, indicated that it had the “support” Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Denmark, the Netherlands and New Zealand on this army motion.

This coalition attacked 13 locations related to weapons storage services, missile launchers, air protection programs and deeply buried Hute radars.

“This collective action sends a clear message to the Hutes that they will continue to suffer more consequences if they do not stop their illegal attacks against international shipping and warships,” the assertion added.

This Saturday, as well as, the United States Central Command (Centcom, in English) reported by means of the social community six missiles from the cruiser in entrance of the huts ready to assault ships within the Red Sea and shot down a dozen drones.

Centcom indicated that right this moment at 7:20 p.m. (16:20 GMT) they recognized the cruise missiles in areas of Yemen managed by the Hutes and “determined that they presented an imminent threat to US Navy ships and merchant vessels in the region.” “.

“This motion defend freedom of navigation and can make worldwide waters safer for the US Navy and service provider ships,” he added.

The command also noted that yesterday at 10:30 a.m. time (07:30 GMT), the US Navy destroyer USS Carney attacked and shot down an unmanned aerial vehicle over the Gulf of Adam, an operation in which “no accidents or injury have been reported.”

A few hours later, at 4:40 p.m. (1:40 p.m. GMT), US Central Command forces carried out attacks on four hutes unmanned aerial vehicles that were ready for launch.

Another attack occurred at 9:20 p.m. (6:20 p.m. GMT), when the destroyer USS Laboon and the F/A-18s of the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group attacked and shot down seven unmanned aerial vehicles over the Red Sea, an operation in which no injuries or damage were reported either.

The Hutes, a group supported by Iran and considered terrorist by Washington, have carried out dozens of attacks against commercial ships in the Red Sea in retaliation for the offensive that Israel is carrying out on the Gaza Strip in his fight against Hams.

The latest reprisals against the Yemen group, which tensions rise in the Middle East, They took place on the same day that the United States bombed dozens of targets in Iraq and Syria, supposedly linked to Iran, in retaliation for last week's drone attack that killed three American soldiers.

The American president, Joe Biden, He said in a statement that he does not seek a conflict in the Middle East, but warned that his country would respond forcefully to any attack. EFE