沙特被害记者卡舒吉对也门战争的影响 分享到:
Khashoggi's impact on the war in Yemen 2018-11-0345114

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What does the murder of a Saudi journalist in Turkey, have to do with a war in Yemen?
沙特记者在土耳其被谋杀与也门的战争有什么关系?
Lots of questions are still being asked about the death of Jamal Khashoggi.
有关卡舒吉之死的很多问题还没有解开。
And now America and the UK are pushing for a 30-day ceasefire in Yemen.
现在美英两国正在推动也门战争停火30天。
Now we want to see everybody around a peace table.
我们希望各方可以回到和平谈判桌来。
The war has been raging there for nearly four years.
也门战火已经持续烧了将近四年。
Tens of thousands have died, and people are starving.
成千上万人在战争中死去,战争中的人们在挨饿。
So why are the two connected?
所以卡舒吉被害为什么与也门战争有关系?
Since Mr Khashoggi’s disappearance, there’s been widespread condemnation of Saudi Arabia.
自从卡舒吉先生失踪后,国际社会普遍谴责沙特阿拉伯。
It’s clear they were involved in some way, but we still don’t know who ordered his deathand his body still hasn’t been found.
很显然,沙特某种程度上参与了此事,但是我们仍然不知道是谁指使杀害卡舒吉的,他的尸体也还没有找到。
International powers have been pressing for answers.
国际社会都在给沙特施压查清卡舒吉的死因。
Until then, the American and British’s response has been somewhat muted.
但是一直到那时,美国和英国对此事的回应却在某种程度上变弱了。
That’s because both countries have an important long-standing strategic relationship with Saudi Arabia.That involves, among other things, selling the Saudis lots of expensive military equipment.
这是因为两国都与沙特阿拉伯有长期重要的战略关系。这包括向沙特阿拉伯贩卖许多价格高昂的军事武器等其他事情。
Both America and the UK have been increasingly unhappy with the human cost of the war in Yemen.
此外,美英两国也都对也门战争的人力消耗越来越不满。
A war in which a Saudi-led coalition is supporting the internationally recognised governmentagainst Houthi rebels who are backed by Iran.
也门战争是由沙特主导的联盟国支持国际社会承认的政府对抗伊朗支持的胡塞叛军。
Mohammed Bin Salman, Saudia Arabia’s crown prince, is seen as the architect of that war.
沙特阿拉伯王储穆罕穆德·本·萨勒曼被认为是这场战争的策划者。
But he’s suspected of playing a role in the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, so right now he’spolitically toxic.
但是他被怀疑与谋杀贾马尔·卡舒吉有关系,所以现在他是政治有毒的人物。
With Saudi Arabia on the back foot over Khashoggi, this might be a good moment for Britainand the United States to push for a ceasefire in Yemen, and a return to peace talks.
在卡舒吉被害幕后有沙特参与的背景下,现在可能是英美两国敦促也门停战和交战双方回到和平谈判桌的一个好时机。

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Why both the US and the UK’s response has been somewhat muted?
A  Because they started the war in Yemen.
B  Because they murdered the Saudi journalist.
C  Because both countries have an important long-standing strategic relationship with Saudi Arabia.
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