Yemen criticizes US, British staff evacuations as serving extremists

A statement by the Yemeni Embassy in Washington says Tuesday's decision to evacuate "serves the interests of the extremists and undermines the exceptional cooperation" between Yemen and the international community in the fight against terrorism.

The embassy says it appreciates the concern of foreign governments for their citizens but insists the government has taken all precautions to ensure the security of foreign missions in the capital, Sanaa

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