SAUDI ARABIA DENIES PREVENTING RELIEF SUPPLIES’ ENTRY INTO YEMEN

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre (KSrelief), said Tuesday, the military coalition, supporting legitimate leadership in Yemen, did not restrict entry of humanitarian aid, via airports or ports in Yemen.

Sea ports of Hudaida and Saleef are receiving ships, sent by the World Food Programme (WFP), loaded with humanitarian supplies, KSrelief spokesman, Sami Al-Jutaili, told reporters, in Riyadh.

He said, the coalition and UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), were receiving requests by ships to dock at Yemeni ports.

This process, added Al-Jutaili, aimed at documenting traffic of ships and planes at the UN.

The coalition, he said, "also reopened Al-Gheita airport, to facilitate delivery of relief supplies."

Saudi Arabia, noted Al-Jutaili, also proposed the use of the port of Jazan, southern Saudi Arabia, to help provide humanitarian assistance to Yemen.

The spokesman attributed spread of diseases in Sanaa and provinces controlled by the Houthis, to the fact that the outlawed militias' carelessness of the health of the Yemeni citizens.

He said, Saudi Arabia exerted huge efforts to address the spread of Cholera in Yemen.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK