Shura Council speaker sends message to UN regarding safer oil tank

SANAA, Speaker of Shura Council Mohamed Hussein Al-Aidarous sent on Monday a message to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres, and the UN envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths about safer oil tank.

In the message, al-Aidarous briefed the UN officials on the environmental catastrophe represented by Safer floating oil tank, which locates off Hodeidah coast and contains approximately over million barrels of crude oil five years ago.

The speaker indicated in his letters that the giant oil tank has been unload its shipment at the time due to the aggression coalition and its siege led by the Saudi regime on Yemen.

He called on the United Nations for rapid intervention to avoid the environmental disaster, which would form a threat to the countries of the Red Sea.

Source: Yemen News Agency