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Obama calls Saudi King Salman to discuss Yemen: White House

Reuters , Saturday 18 Apr 2015
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President Barack Obama spoke by telephone with Saudi King Salman on Friday to discuss developments in Yemen, the White House said in a statement.

It said Obama and King Salman agreed that a negotiated political solution was necessary to achieving lasting stability in Yemen, where Houthi rebels are battling supporters of President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi.

Obama also underscored the US commitment to Saudi Arabia's security, the White House said. 

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