Turkey on Sunday condemned the attack of Iranian-backed Houthi rebels that caused the death of 70 people in Marib, western Yemen.

“We condemn the attack mounted by Houthi groups on a government-held military camp in Yemen which caused the death of 70 people and injured a large number of people,” said the Turkish Foreign Ministry in a statement.

In the statement, the ministry called on all parties to focus on humanitarian needs and avoid conflicts that might raise tensions in Yemen.

The ministry also summoned all parties to support UN-led political efforts.

Earlier Sunday, Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched an

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