Yemen government: Saudi ambassador decamps to Aden from Houthi-controlled capital

February 26, 2015 3:27 PM

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Yemen government: Saudi ambassador decamps to Aden from Houthi-controlled capital

SANAA (Reuters) - A Yemeni government spokesman said on Tuesday that the Saudi ambassador to Yemen will re-base his mission to the southern city of Aden, an apparent snub to the newly dominant Shi'ite Houthi faction controlling the capital Sanaa.

Saudi Arabia joined Western states earlier this month in evacuating its embassy in Sanaa following a power grab by the Iranian-backed Houthis, viewed with suspicion by the Gulf's mostly Sunni Muslim rulers.

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