JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia - UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, on Tuesday, visited the Child Protection Unit, of the pro-legitimacy in Yemen.

Guterres toured the unit and an exhibition of photos, documenting human rights violations, and crimes committed by Iranian-backed Houthi militias, against children and civilians in Yemen, during his visit to the Joint Forces Command.

The UN Secretary-General also discussed with the Commander of the Joint Forces, Lieutenant General Fahad bin Turki, the attacks of the Houthi militias on Saudi cities.

Turki briefed Guterres about the coalition's applied humanitarian principles and ethics, and its coordination with international organisations, to provide Yemeni people with their needs of both food and medicine.

He affirmed the commitment of the coalition forces, to the rules of international humanitarian law and the provisions of the Geneva Conventions, related to the safety of civilians.

For his part, Guterres expressed his admiration for the measures taken by the coalition, to protect and cater for civilians, especially establishment of the child protection unit.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK

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