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Yemen dilemma

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09.11.2018

IT is seemingly a categorical assurance given to parliament and as such it ought to be welcomed. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the Senate on Wednesday that the PTI government will not send Pakistani troops to Yemen, where a Saudi-led war has wrought devastation and caused a humanitarian catastrophe. The foreign minister also shared with parliament a few details about his government’s offer to help mediate in the conflict in Yemen. According to Mr Qureshi, Iran has suggested it would welcome a Pakistani mediation role in Yemen, while implying that Saudi Arabia has not yet responded in a positive manner. Separately, also on Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan met the Yemen ambassador to Pakistan Motahar Alashabi and,........

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