Today: Wednesday, 20 November 2019 year

UN, Yemen discuss joint cooperation

UN, Yemen discuss joint cooperation

The meeting between the UN and Yemeni officials focused on the ways of helping the country, which is suffering from Saudiaudi-led aggression coalition’s escalation. The joint cooperation between the UN bodies and local authorities was a main topic of discussion, Middle East Monitor reported.

Yemen should receive international assistance to address the causes of its emergence and supporting fishermen in the western coast. The Saudi-led aggression coalition’s escalation almost ruined the working sector of weak Yemeni economy, so, direct and indirect physical and technical requirements to be provided by the UN to the public health, water and environment sectors. For Yemen, it is crucial now to receive assistance in order to cope with the cholera epidemic and to prevent it from spreading.

On Wednesday, Deputy Prime Minister for Development and Economic Affairs Dr Hussein Kabbouli met with the United Nations Resident Representative, Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen Lise Grande. The discussion touched on the humanitarian and health effects of the brutal crime of the Saudi Saudi aggression on women and children in Kushar ant the required international stance towards the aggressors. Yemen needs to establish an international investigation team in this crime and transporting the wounded through the WHO via the International Airport of Sanaa.

UN: Yemen urgently needs international support to avoid a humanitarian catastrophe

Lise Grande, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator, expressed her understanding of all that was discussed and put forward during the meeting and promised that she will work hard to provide funding for the proposed projects for Yemen. For the UN Security Council (UNSC), Yemen issue is one of the most important, according to the statement on Yemen, issued last month.

In their statement, the members of the UNSC reaffirmed their full support for the tireless efforts of both the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen and the RCC Chair and called on all parties to engage in good faith with the Special Envoy and RCC Chair.  In this regard, the members of the Security Council asked the Special Envoy to continue to keep them closely informed of developments so that they may consider further action as necessary in support of a political settlement.