Pakistan offers to join coalition against Houthis: Saudi defence spokesman

RIYADH: Saudi defence ministry’s spokesman Brig Gen Ahmed Asiri has said that Pakistan has offered to join the coalition against the Houthis and would be sending troops to the Kingdom.

The spokesman was quoted by the Saudi media as having said at his daily media briefing on the Operation Al-Hazm Storm on Wednesday night.

“Pakistan has also offered to join the coalition against the Houthis. …Pakistan would be sending troops to the kingdom” he said.

When asked about the Saudi statement, Foreign Office spokesperson Tasneem Aslam said: “Our position remains as contained in the statements made in the last few days.”

INP

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