Pentagon: Mission in Yemen to fight terrorism, support Saudi Arabia

The Pentagon, the headquarters of the US Department of Defense, located in Arlington County, across the Potomac River from Washington, DC. (AFP)

The United States mission in Saudi Arabia is primarily to fight terrorism and support Saudi Arabia, a statement from the Pentagon said on Thursday.

The statement also reiterated how Saudi Arabia has been attacked by Iranian-backed Houthi militias using ballistic missiles in the past.

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