미국, Houthis를 외국 테러 조직으로 지정

워싱턴 The State Department will notify Congress of its intent to designate Houthi rebels as a foreign terrorist organization, 마이크 폼페이 오 국무 장관은 일요일 말했다, despite intense pushback from US diplomats and aid groups in Yemen.

These designations will provide additional tools to confront terrorist activity and terrorism by Ansarallah, a deadly Iran-backed militia group in the Gulf region,” 폼페이 오는 성명에서 말했다. “The designations are intended to hold Ansarallah (the Houthi rebels) accountable for its terrorist acts, including cross-border attacks threatening civilian populations, 하부 구조, and commercial shipping.
The 11th hour move by the Trump administration could upend the United Nationswork on peace talks in the country and there are also fears that such a designation could impact humanitarian aid deliveries, sources have told CNN.
Pompeo also said in the statement that the US recognizes concerns that the designation of the Houthis, an Iranian-backed Shia political and military organization from the north of Yemen, will have an impact on the humanitarian situation in the country.
We are planning to put in place measures to reduce their impact on certain humanitarian activity and imports into Yemen,” 그는 말했다. “We have expressed our readiness to work with relevant officials at the United Nations, with international and non-governmental organizations, and other international donors to address these implications.
Rolling back a terrorist designation is challenging which means that this move will make it hard for the incoming Biden 관리 to create a Yemen policy. One State Department official said Pompeo sees the designation as part of the maximum pressure campaign against Irangiven the Houthisties to Iranand doesn’t care if it puts the Biden team in a challenging position.
Reuters was first to report the plans for this designation could happen as soon as Monday.
Yemen has been embroiled in a years-long civil war that has pitted a coalition backed by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates against the Iran-backed Houthi rebels. The conflict has cost thousands of lives and has plunged the country into a humanitarian crisis.

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