The United States supported escaped the President of Yemen, and had no such support for the ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, which shows the double standards, said the Minister of defense of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov In..
"We have to use a clich?: the obvious double standards, although, of course, we didn't want any of what is happening in Ukraine, neither the things that are happening in Yemen" - Lavrov said at a press conference on the results of his visit to Guatemala, reports RIA " Novosti "." in each case it is assumed to move towards national reconciliation, " he said. He said that Ukrainian no drop, if on February 22 last year, Europe and the countries that witnessed the signing of the Treaty of the Ukrainian opposition and Yanukovych, has used his influence and immediately demanded to restore consensus, crushed the opposition." in Yemen the US behaved the opposite way, " Lavrov said. Lavrov also tried to convince urgently re-start the negotiation process in Yemen and said that the games on the confrontation between Sunnis and Shiites is very dangerous. The situation in Yemen has intensified amid the political fall. In the South of the country there are group al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), in the center of the country are clashes between troops loyal to President Abd al-RAB Mansur Hadi, who fled from the capital in Aden, and forces supporting the Shiite rebels from the movement Ansar Allah (the Houthis). Because of this, Saudi Arabia has decided to place in several districts on the border with Yemen, a large number of military equipment, including heavy equipment. In addition, Saudi Arabia and nine more States began military action in Yemen to protect the government. So, Saudi Arabia attacked the positions of the Shiite rebels Houthis airstrikes, in the end, which was destroyed under the control of terrorists airbase in Sana'a and several reserves. In addition, the U.S. revealed that provide logistical and intelligence support. First Thursday alleged that the Ministers of foreign Affairs of the Arab countries agreed on a draft decision, which predusmatrivaet the formation of an allied military power. According to the Secretary-General of the League of Arab States (LAS) Nabil al-Arabi, the military operation in Yemen is part of the Treaty of mutual defense and economic cooperation, signed in 1950. On Thursday, Egypt has sent four warships to the Gulf of Aden coast of Yemen, where the military operation against the rebels Houthis. Later that same day, the International coalition resumed strikes on military targets in Sana'a.