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Yemen: Military Intervention

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 8th December 2017.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether has had discussions with the US Defence Secretary on allegations of civilian deaths during US raids in the Yemeni villages of Yakla and Al Jubah in January and May 2017.

Photo of Gavin Williamson Gavin Williamson The Secretary of State for Defence

Holding answer received on 07 December 2017

The UK is not involved in counter-terror operations in Yemen. US counter-terror activities are a matter for US authorities.

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