The ballistic missile attack came hours after Human Rights Watch accused the Houthis of violating laws of war by indiscriminately firing rockets on populated areas inside Saudi Arabia. The United Nations said that blockade raised the danger of mass starvation, and it was partially lifted.
"All ports must remain open to humanitarian and commercial cargo, the medicines, food and the fuel needed to deliver them", he added, emphasising the need for "unrestricted access" to the country and within it.
The humanitarian situation in Yemen has been described by the United Nations as the world's worst man-made humanitarian crisis.
The United Nations asked donors on Tuesday for almost $3 billion to help an estimated 13 million people who urgently need aid in war-ravaged Yemen.
The UAE is a key player in the Saudi-led coalition now waging war on rebels in Yemen but Abu Dhabi has been at odds with Yemen's President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi for months, with both sides maintaining separate security forces based in the southern city of Aden.Читайте также: Mourning Continues In Kashmir On 3rd Day
"There was never a humanitarian solution for any humanitarian crisis", he said.
"We need to find the ideal solution which is a return to the talks table, to put an end the war, to return to a sustainable system supported by the people of Yemen", he said. "I urge all parties to engage with my new Special Envoy, Martin Griffiths, without delay", Guterres said.
Asked if he saw a contradiction in the Saudi stance towards Yemen, Guterres said a country s humanitarian commitments and military actions should be kept separate. Workers said the warehouses also contained hundreds of thousands of mattresses meant for those displaced by the war, which has killed more than 10,000 people and crippled the economy.
He reminded Turkey's role as the current chair of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), saying that Turkey's priority was to "increase the role of the OIC in the settlement of the crises in the Islamic world". "We are planning to host the fifth OIC Yemen Contact Group meeting in Turkey at the earliest convenience".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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