12/7/2023, 8:14 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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White House: US not in conflict with Houthis

United States National Security Council (NSC) Strategic Communications Coordinator John Kirby insisted on Thursday that his country is neither in a conflict with the Houthis nor seeking it but only demands to be "able to defend ourselves."

Speaking at a press conference, Kirby expressed Washington's concerns about the Houthi movement's activity in the Middle East, including attacks on foreign ships and other deeds that could lead to a "potential widening and deepening of the conflict" between Israel and Hamas.

Earlier in the day, the US introduced sanctions against 13 individuals and entities linked with funding the Houthis.

Baha Breaking News (BBN) / JR