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US warships dispatched near Yemen

US warships dispatched near Yemen | 20 April 2015 | The United States has dispatched its warships near Yemen as Saudi Arabia's aggression continues against the Arab world’s poorest country. US Central Command moved the ships due to the situation in Yemen, said Colonel Steve Warren, a Pentagon spokesman, on Monday, further denying reports that the move aimed at the interception of Iranian ships present in the region. Meanwhile, the Pentagon confirmed that the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt and the cruiser USS Normandy have been dispatched to the region. "Theodore Roosevelt and Normandy have joined other U.S. forces conducting maritime security operations in the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, the Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb and the Southern Red Sea," said a US Navy statement.