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Blinken: Taking 'very close' look at Houthi designation

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Blinken: Taking 'very close' look at Houthi designation

Blinken: Taking 'very close' look at Houthi designation

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Wednesday said the State Department was taking a "very urgent and very close look" at the Trump administration designation of Yemen's Houthi movement as a terrorist organization.


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