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Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis

The Gulf foreign ministers, including the Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan, held a meeting to discuss the war in Yemen on April 30, 2015, in the Saudi capital Riyadh, few days ahead of the summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan (C) gestures next to Saudi deputy minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz bin Abdullah (R) before a meeting of Gulf foreign ministers to discuss the war in Yemen on April 30, 2015 in the Saudi capital Riyadh, few days ahead of the summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The meeting would cover 'issues vital to the operations of the Gulf Cooperation Council and developments in the region, including the crisis in Yemen,' said GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Zayani. (AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan (C) arrives to attend a meeting of Gulf foreign ministers to discuss the war in Yemen on April 30, 2015 in the Saudi capital Riyadh, few days ahead of the summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The meeting would cover 'issues vital to the operations of the Gulf Cooperation Council and developments in the region, including the crisis in Yemen,' said GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Zayani. (AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
Saudi deputy minister of Foreign Affairs (C) welcomes Emirati Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahyan (L) and Bahrain's Foreign Affairs Minister Sheik Khaled bin Ahmed al-Khalifa upon their arrival for a meeting of Gulf foreign ministers to discuss the war in Yemen on April 30, 2015 in the Saudi capital Riyadh, few days ahead of the summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The meeting would cover 'issues vital to the operations of the Gulf Cooperation Council and developments in the region, including the crisis in Yemen,' said GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Zayani. (AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
Yemenis gather around a crater left following a reported airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition against Shiite Huthi rebels in the capital Sanaa, on May 2, 2015. The UN Security Council failed to back a Russian appeal for an immediate ceasefire or humanitarian pauses in war-torn Yemen, where critical fuel shortages threatened relief efforts and doctors described desperate scenes. (AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
Supporters of the Shiite Huthi movement brandish their weapons as they take part in a demonstration in the capital Sanaa on May 1, 2015, against the Saudi-led military 'Decisive Storm' air campaign targeting Huthi rebels and their allies in Yemen. Saudi Arabia said its forces on April 30, 2015 killed dozens of rebels from Yemen who launched their first major attack on the kingdom since Saudi-led air strikes began last month. (AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
Yemenis sit on the rubble of houses destroyed by an overnight Saudi-led air strike on a residential area in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on May 1, 2015. Yemen was the poorest Arab country even before the rebellion against now exiled President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi escalated last year and UN agencies said that millions were at risk from any halt to food distributions. (AFP/Getty Images)
Gulf foreign ministers on Yemeni crisis
A Yemeni boys sits on the rubble of houses destroyed by an overnight Saudi-led air strike on a residential area in Yemen's capital, Sanaa, on May 1, 2015. (AFP/Getty Images)