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The United States to continue refueling Saudi warplanes

The U.S. Air Force plans to keep refueling Saudi Arabian warplanes.

Sputnik-The US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly in support of House Resolution 599 Monday, passing the measure by a vote of 366-30. The bipartisan bill does not prevent U.S. tankers from providing fuel to Saudi warplanes but does call for a political solution to the crisis, which House Democrats apparently saw as a compromise.

In October 2016, Saudi fighters carried out an airstrike in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a targeting people attending a funeral ceremony. The attack killed at least 140 people while wounding scores more. The British and U.S. governments keep supplying Saudi Arabia with fresh armaments which have been targeting Yemen.