U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has thanked Russia, which is represented by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov for its assistance in the evacuation of Americans from Yemen.
"The conversation addressed vital issues, including the situation in Yemen. John Kerry thanked Russia for assisting in the evacuation of American citizens from the country," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a report issued following a phone conversation between Kerry and Lavrov.
According to earlier reports, a Russian naval ship evacuated 308 people from Yemen, citizens of 19 countries, including 18 Americans.
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