Authorized U.S. state Department, Marie Harf, in the process of briefing, thanked the Russian Federation for assistance in transportation to a safe place people in the U.S. from Yemen, held before.
Russian authorities have already held several stages of the transport in a safe place out of Yemen Russian citizens and citizens of CIS countries And far abroad. Those wishing to leave the country covered by the politico-military crisis, evacuate the aircraft, and marine transport. So, last weekend the ship of the Russian Navy "sea of Azov" was taken from Yemen 308 people. It was claimed that among evacuated by sea were 45 Residents of the Russian Federation, 159 Yemenis, 18 American citizens, 14 Ukrainians.
"We know that the Americans were in the cabin of the ship. And I am pleased to thank the citizens of Russia for this, " Harf said in a briefing process, the text of which is posted on the Internet office of the state Department.
While Marie Harf are unable to assure the data of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation about the fact that U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in a telephone conversation with the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov expressed gratitude to Russia for assistance in transportation to a safe place citizens in the us from Yemen.
"I'll check," said Harf, answering a reporter's question about the fact that there is evidence about the conversation with Lavrov Kerry.
A coalition of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia on March 26, the beginning of the operation " Storm of the determination by the destruction from the air groups of the Houthis. During this period of time in the country for tens of thousands of people displaced. The goal is to force the Houthis, joined by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh to return the power to President Abd rabbu Hadi And the government, which they suspended from running the country.