UN Urges Saudi Arabia to Keep Yemen’s Sea Ports Open for Critical Aid

The United Nations is calling for the permanent re-opening of all of Yemen’s sea ports to allow vital, life-saving humanitarian and commercial cargo to enter.

The Saudi-led coalition partially lifted its blockade of Yemen’s sea ports on December 20.  Since then, the U.N. reports 13 vessels have delivered food and much needed fuel to the war-torn country through the Red Sea ports of Hudaydah and Saleef.  

The U.N. welcomes this as a constructive step.  But, the spokesman for the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, Jens Laerke, says it is...
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