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UN demands civilian access to Yemen airports
-, UNITED NATIONS
Aug 20, 2017-
The United Nations on Friday demanded that all parties in war-torn Yemen grant civilian and commercial access to the country’s ports and airports. “Today, millions of people in Yemen are facing a triple tragedy: the spectre of famine, the world’s largest ever single-year cholera outbreak, and the daily deprivation and injustice of a brutal conflict that the world is allowing to drag on and on,” said Stephen O’Brien, the under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs.
Published: 20-08-2017 11:09