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U.S. Diplomat Criticizes Yemen Rebels for Stalling Peace Deal

Maggie Michael Thursday, March 21, 2019

CAIRO (AP)—The U.S. ambassador to Yemen on Thursday urged Iran-backed rebels in the war-torn country to show "political maturity" and live up to their responsibilities under a U.N.-negotiated peace deal for the port city of Hodeida, Yemen's key gateway for international aid.

The remarks by U.S. Ambassador Matthew Tueller came a day after the spokesman for Yemen's internationally recognized government called for stepped-up international pressure on the rebels, known as Houthis, who have refused to surrender Hodeida. ...

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