US Senate will vote on Wednesday on a resolution to end Washington’s support for the Saudi Arabia-led military campaign in Yemen, as legislators push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy towards the kingdom.he
Announcing the vote on Tuesday, Senator Bernie Sanders called the war “a humanitarian and strategic disaster”. Sanders, an independent who is running for president as a Democrat, is a lead cosponsor of the resolution along with Republican Senator Mike Lee.
The Saudi-UAE coalition fighting in Yemen since 2015 has consistently attacked civilians, as well as homes, schools, businesses, farms, a health clinic, a government administration building and a celebration hall, in violation of the laws of war.
Despite ongoing abuses by the alliance, the United States continues to sell weapons toSaudi Arabiaand the United Arab Emirates, for use in the war on Yemen.