Print Edition - 2017-08-20  |  World News Digest

UN demands civilian access to Yemen airports

- Agencies, 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

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