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Title: Boris Johnson is keeping plan to send British troops to Yemen 'on the table'
Post by: TomSea on August 07, 2019, 11:43:52 PM
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Boris Johnson is keeping plan to send British troops to Yemen 'on the table'
The New Arab

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has remained supportive of a plan to send British troops to Yemen.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is keeping the option to send British troops to Yemen to take over a lifeline port "very much on the table," according to UK government officials.

Johnson first supported the idea of sending British royal marines to the war torn country in his role as foreign secretary.

The proposed operation "envisaged royal marines taking over Hodeidah", The Independent reported. Hodeida port is one of the only effective means by which to bring aid into Yemen - where some 80 percent of the population is in need of aid.

Read more at: https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2019/8/8/johnson-considering-plan-to-send-british-troops-to-yemen (https://www.alaraby.co.uk/english/news/2019/8/8/johnson-considering-plan-to-send-british-troops-to-yemen)