Egypt voices concern over Red Sea security after Houthi attack

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi (R) meets his Yemeni counterpart Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi at the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, August 13, 2018, in this handout picture courtesy of the Egyptian Presidency. The Egyptian Presidency/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s president said on Monday Cairo was deeply concerned about security in the Red Sea following an attack by Yemen’s Houthis on two oil tankers that forced Saudi Arabia to suspend crude shipments temporarily through the strait of Bab al-Mandab. Speaking at a joint press conference with his Yemeni counterpart, President Abdel-Fattah […]

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