Yemen: Military Intervention

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 17th June 2021.

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Photo of Kenny MacAskill Kenny MacAskill Scottish National Party, East Lothian

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether British air defence units in Saudi Arabia have been involved in the targeting of drones flown from Yemen by the Houthi rebel group.

Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

British Air Defence units in Saudi Arabia help identify and track objects in Saudi airspace. Any action is decided upon and conducted by Saudi forces.

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