Prime Minister of the Saudi-backed Yemeni government, Maeen Abdulmalik Saeed accused Qatar of backing the Houthis (Anssarallah movement) and spreading chaos in Yemen.
“From an early stage, Doha has supported the Houthis with funds, weapons, media, and networks and worked to destabilize Yemen,” the prime minister said in a speech delivered during his visit to Egypt on Tuesday.
Since the beginning of the Qatar boycott – when Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain cut diplomatic ties with Doha over its ties to extremism – Qatari foreign policy has become more clear, Saeed said.
Qatar has made its support for the Houthis public and has worked to weaken the Yemeni government by thwarting efforts to restore the country, MENA cited him as saying.
Doha has also launched and financed several campaigns in some Yemeni provinces as part of its plans to sabotage peace efforts, he added.
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