‘Like asking if you’ll stop beating your wife’: Saudi ambassador dodges Yemen cluster bomb question

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The Saudi ambassador to the US has dodged a journalist’s question on the use of cluster bombs in Yemen, saying it’s like asking, “Will you stop beating your wife?” He also said the Saudi-led coalition will continue bombing Yemen, “no matter what.” Read Full Article at RT.com
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