Al- Thawra Net
Senegal has announced that it will send 2,100 fighters to join the Saudi-led coalition aggression forces against Yemen, days after Senegalese President Maki Sal’s visit to Riyadh and his meeting with king Salman.
“The coalition seeks to defend the holy sites in Mecca and Medina,” Senegalese Foreign Minister Maneker Ndiaye told Senegal’s parliament on Sunday, repeating an often-heard propaganda claim by the Saudi kingdom that they are defending the Islamic holy places.
Saudi Arabia’s demand for Senegal’s troops four years and three months after its war started, reflects their growing fear of the Yemeni army and Popular Committees, and implicitly show Saudi Arabia’s recognition of their defeat in their confrontation.
About 30,000 Sudanese troops are participating in the ranks of the invading coalition forces, alongside US and British forces, often used as cannon fodder by the Saudi and Emirati invaders. Other sources have also reported Ugandan and even Colombian mercenaries fighting against the Republic of Yemen.