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Kerry meets Yemen president in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 00:50

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets Yemen President Yemen Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi in Riyadh on Thursday (May 7) to press for a pause in Saudi Arabia's bombing campaign against Houthi rebels in Yemen, so food and medicine can be delivered to people caught in the fighting. On Wednesday at a news conference in Djibouti, the first secretary of state to visit the tiny Horn of Africa nation, Kerry said the United States was deeply concerned with the worsening humanitarian conditions. Kerry suggested he spoke to Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif this week to convince the Iranian-backed Houthi fighters to also agree to a pause.

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Kerry meets Yemen president in Saudi Arabia

Thursday, May 07, 2015 - 00:50