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PM meets UN official in Yemen

PM meets UN official in Yemen

[19/February/2017]



SANA'A, Feb. 19 (Saba) - Prime Minister Dr. Abdul Aziz Saleh Bin Habtoor, met on Sunday in the capital Sana'a, the UN Resident Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemen, Jamie McGoldrick.

At the meeting, they stressed on the importance to exert all efforts to alleviate suffering of the Yemeni people due to the Saudi aggression and its all-out siege that have hit the humanitarian, health and economic sectors.

The premier stressed on the importance of the UN role of and the international community to pressure on Saudi-led aggression coalition to stop the war against the Yemeni people, lift the siege and re-open Sana'a International Airport.

Bin Habtoor affirmed on the need to increase the amount of aid to cover the growing needs in the relief and humanitarian and medical sectors to cover all provinces' needs.

He renewed the government's willingness to provide all necessary support for the success of the work and activities of the UN Office and all humanitarian organizations working in Yemen.

 For his part, the UN official explained the efforts of the United Nations to fund humanitarian needs of the Yemeni people and to alleviate their suffering.

The UN official expressed his appreciation for the National Salvation Government's efforts to overcome the difficulties and facilitate the activity of the humanitarian organizations operating in the country to enhance joint efforts in all humanitarian areas.


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