Senior diplomat says US speeding arms deliveries to Saudi-led coalition leading Yemen strikes

April 8, 2015 8:07 AM

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RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – A senior American diplomat says the U.S. is committed to defending Saudi Arabia and has sped up the delivery of weapons to the Saudi-led coalition launching airstrikes in Yemen.

Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken told reporters in the Saudi capital of Riyadh that Washington also has increased its intelligence sharing and has set up a joint coordination and planning cell in the Saudi operations center overseeing the campaign.

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