RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, There are at least 16 land crossing points and air and sea ports in Yemen, that are allocated to receive humanitarian aid around the clock, spokesman for the Arab Coalition to Support Legitimacy in Yemen, Colonel Turki Al-Maliki, said. Speaking at a news conference in the Saudi capital, Al-Maliki stated that, the coalition has issued more than 2,700 sea, 7,500 air and 880 land permissions, for aid shipments, during the last period.
Houthi militias are planting mines in sea commercial corridors, to impede the access of humanitarian aid to the country, he said.
He, however, stressed that all sea, air and land ports are open in Yemen and receiving aid.
Meanwhile, Al-Maliki stressed that, the Yemeni government welcomed the decision of some military and political leaders of the General People’s Congress Party, of late president, Ali Abdullah Salah, to join the legitimacy camp.
Ambassadors and military attaches of the Arab coalition, affirmed continued cooperation and coordination, among the coalition’s countries, to back legitimacy in Yemen and the UN envoy, including his proposal on Hodeida Port, within the framework of the aspired peaceful solution.
During their meeting today, they emphasised ongoing efforts by the coalition forces, to offer safe corridors, and facilitate the entry of humanitarian aid and commercial shipments to all areas of Yemen.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK