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U.S. urges investigation into Yemen attack amid accusations of support for Saudi Arabia

Source: Xinhua| 2018-08-10 07:17:36|

WASHINGTON, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- As accusations grew over U.S. reported support of the Saudi-led coalition in the recent attack in Yemen that had caused huge civilian casualties, nto the airstrikes.

In a press briefing, State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said although Washington does not have full details of the attacks on the ground, it is certainly "concerned about" the reports of civilian casualties in the war-torn Middle East nation.

"We call on the Saudi-led coalition to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation into the incident. We take all credible accounts of civilian casualties very seriously. We call on the parties to take appropriate measures to protect civilians in accordance with international law and urge all parties to investigate all reported incidents of civilian casualties," she said.

Washington has been reportedly provided weapons, training and targeting data to Saudi Arabia that had facilitated the attacks.

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"U.S. State Department on Thursday urged to conduct a thorough and transparent investigation"...

Yeah, right!

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