UNSC urges Yemen warring parties to keep Hudaida port open

UNSC urges Yemen warring parties to keep Hudaida port open

The UN Security Council has called on all sides involved in fighting over the Yemeni city of Hudaida to keep its port open to allow the delivery of aid and other essentials.

Saudi and Emirati forces began an offensive to capture the Houthi-rebel held city three days ago, raising fears for its 600,000 strong civilian population and over the safety of its port, which is responsible for 70 percent of imports into Yemen. 

Saudi Arabia, UAE, launch attack on Yemen’s port city of Hudaida

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