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Houthis hold up their weapons as they ride on an armored vehicle near the strait of Bab al-Mandab, Oct. 2, 2015 (AP Photo/Wael Qubady)

London- Saudi Ambassador to Yemen Mohammed Al Jaber reviewed with British parliamentarians developments in Yemen. The diplomat also partook in a meeting organized by London’s think-tank Chatham House.

A group of intellectuals from the British foreign ministry, human rights activists and journalists attended the meeting which addressed political influences and efforts attempting to carve out a solution for the Yemen crisis.

Saudi and international community exertions as of 2011 for salvaging Yemen and helping its people were discussed.

Current circumstances and ways to materialize a peace solution were broached. Saudi Arabia’s delivered humanitarian aid, support and assistance provided to Yemen, not as of the crisis alone, but also over the past decades were reviewed.

The Saudi ambassador later in the session presented violations staged by coup militias, largely composed of Iran-aligned Houthi militiamen and armed loyalists backing deposed president Ali Abdullah Saleh.

Jaber showcased the militias’ destructive behavior and their ongoing obstruction of the national political process.

Not only did putschists inhibit peace negotiations, but have cast away all proposed settlements in each of Switzerland and Kuwait. Coup militants failed time and time again to follow through on their word, especially on promises made to United States former Secretary of State John Kerry.

Yemen’s Iran-backed insurgency did not confine its hostile activity within national borders, but has also carried international transgressions against neighboring Saudi Arabia. Houthi militias are held accountable for launching rockets against Saudi towns and villages—with one of their most provocative transgressions being the attempted attack against Islam’s most holy pilgrimage site Mecca.

Jaber aimed to clarify the true image of armed militias in Yemen and the flagrant violations they committed against Yemen’s people.

The diplomat also broke down all political, military, economic and relief efforts carried by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in order to restore constitutional legitimacy in Yemen.