Pakistan agrees to deploy navy ships near Yemen: US Think Tank

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US Think TankISLAMABAD:Pakistan has agreed to help Saudi-led coalition forces to enforce an arms embargo against Houthi rebels in Yemen and is expected to deploy several navy ships near to the Yemeni coastal line, claimed an United States based think tank.

Pakistan army, according to the organization, is reluctant to send in the ground troops to Yemen to join Saudi forces and Chief of the Army Staff General Raheel Sharif in a recent briefing to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif linked it to ‘unavailability of troops’. General is also expected fly to Riyadh to hold dialogue with Royal leaders in this regard following a Pakistani delegation led by Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

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