Sanaa — Yemen's Houthi rebels on Wednesday slammed US President Donald Trump's veto of a Congress resolution directing him to end support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen as proof Washington was behind the conflict. The resolution had aimed to end US backing for a war that Democratic House speaker Nancy Pelosi labelled "a horrific humanitarian crisis", but Trump vetoed it, citing the security of Americans in the region. Houthi spokesman Mohammed Abdelsalam tweeted that Trump's veto Tuesday "proves that the United States is not only involved in the war on Yemen but also was behind the decision to go to war". "Others followed that decision and execute the wishes and ambitions of the United States," Abdelsalam added, referring to Saudi Arabia and its allies. Abdelsalam, who heads a rebel delegation involved in ongoing UN-led peace talks, held the US responsible for "massacres, crimes and the unjust siege of Yemen". The US Congress' resolution on Yemen had taken the historic step of seeki...

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