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Yemen: Military Intervention

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN 268560, tabled on 24 June 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, with reference to the written statement of 23 May 2018, HCWS716, on Saudi Arabia, whether the information, advice and assistance provided by his Department to Saudi Arabia classifies the UK as a party to the conflict in Yemen.

Answered on

27 June 2019

The former Foreign Secretary made clear in the written statement HCWS716 that the UK is not a member of the Saudi-led coalition. Our position is unchanged. Our assistance is limited to addressing the specific threats faced by the Saudis. We are providing information, advice and training to help Saudi Arabia respond to these threats.‚Äč

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