Pakistan lawmakers vote to stay out of Yemen conflict

April 10, 2015 9:22 AM

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Pakistan lawmakers vote to stay out of Yemen conflict

April 9, 2015: A supporter of Pakistani religious group Jamat ud Dawa waves a party flag during a rally to support the Saudi Arabian government, in Islamabad, Pakistan. A joint session of the Parliament is in progress to discuss the Yemen situation and debate whether to join the Saudi-led coalition against anti-government rebels in Yemen. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan's parliament on Friday decided not to join the Saudi-led coalition targeting Shiite rebels in Yemen, with lawmakers adopting a resolution that calls on the warring parties in the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country to resolve the conflict through peaceful dialogue.

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