US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has warned Saudi Arabia about “the consequences” of its actions in the Middle East.
His warning came Friday during his brief visit to Paris, France where he commented on Riyadh’s behavior toward Yemen, Qatar and other neighbors.
“With respect to Saudi Arabia’s engagement with Qatar, how they’re handling the Yemen war that they’re engaged in, the Lebanon situation, we would encourage them to be a bit more measured and a bit more thoughtful in those actions to, I think, fully consider the consequences,” Tillerson said.
In Yemen, Saudi Arabia and its allies launched a bloody military campaign early in 2015 and have, ever since, been ceaselessly pounding the country in an attempt to reinstall a former regime allied to Riyadh.
The Saudi-led coalition…