On Wednesday, a source at the Russian Embassy in Yemen told RIA Novosti that the Russian Consulate General in Aden was damaged as a result of airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition missiles.
"We have no confirmed information that the Russian consulate was shelled, we are expecting clarification," Maysari told Sputnik.
- Fully support Saudi Arabia in every way possible9.0% (116)
- Allow the rebels to govern12.7% (164)
- Remain neutral and not interfere in this matter50.2% (651)
- Actively try to defuse the situation and act as an intermediary28.0% (362)
Earlier on Thursday, local media Huna Aden reported citing witnesses that on Wednesday Houthi militants broke into the Russian Consulate General in Aden and looted it.
Currently, the work of the consulate is suspended and all Russian citizens have been evacuated.
On March 25, an international coalition headed by Saudi Arabia launched a military operation against Houthi positions in Yemen following a request for military support from President Hadi.