Pompeo certifies Saudi Arabia, UAE protecting civilians

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  • Secretary of State Mike Pompeo certified to Congress in a statement Wednesday that the Saudi and Emirati governments “are undertaking demonstrable actions to reduce the risk of harm to civilians and civilian infrastructure.”    Pompeo says ending the conflict has been “a national security priority” for President Donald Trump.   Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has told Congress the governments of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates are doing enough to protect civilians amid their military operations to end the civil war in Yemen.