YEMEN Press Agency

Mohammed al-Houthi calls for probe into torture of war prisoners

SANAA, Oct. 19 (YPA) – Leading member of the Supreme Political Council, Mohammad Al-Houthi welcomed the international support for the prisoner exchange deal.

He stressed that the prisoners’ issue is humanitarian and is not subject to any political or military consideration.

In a tweet, al-Houthi called for forming an independent commission to probe the torture that Yemeni war prisoners were subjected in the US-Saudi aggression detention centers.

He confirmed the readiness of the national team for total exchange of war prisoners and ending this humanitarian issue, including the former defense minister Mahmoud Al-Subaihi and all prisoners of other nationalities.