Saudi Arabia donates $500m in aid for Yemen

Saudi Arabia donates $500m in aid for Yemen
Saudi Arabia believes the Yemeni people do not deserve to live under the humanitarian crisis. (File/AFP)
Updated 27 September 2019

Saudi Arabia donates $500m in aid for Yemen

Saudi Arabia donates $500m in aid for Yemen
  • Saudi Arabia is committed to humanitarian principles
  • The Kingdom believes the international community should take a serious stance in Yemen

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia announced the completion of their aid pledge to Yemen through a $500 million donation, Saudi state news agency SPA reported on Wednesday.

The statement was made by the Saudi Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim bin Abdulaziz Al-Assaf during a conference on the humanitarian response in Yemen, organized at the sidelines of the 74th General Assembly session in New York.

The donation shows the Kingdom’s commitment to humanitarian principles, Al-Assaf added.

Saudi Arabia believes the Yemeni nation does not deserve the suffering it has endured at the hands of Houthis, he added.

The international community should take a serious stance against the militia because of the dire humanitarian crisis they have caused in Yemen, the minister said.

The Houthis failed to implement the numerous security council resolutions, continue to recruit children into their ranks and impede the delivery of humanitarian aid, Al-Assaf added.


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