White House calls on Houthi militias to stop fomenting instability in Yemen
Earnest said he was not in a position to confirm media reports that the president had fled Yemen
The White House on Wednesday called on Houthi militia forces to stop fomenting instability in Yemen and said it could not confirm the whereabouts of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.
“We would call on them to stop that instability and that violence and cooperate with this UN-led process to resolve the difference among all the sides,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters in a daily briefing.
Earnest said he was not in a position to confirm media reports that the president had fled Yemen.
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