YEMEN Press Agency

UN Secretary-General calls for independent investigation into Saada crime

SANAA, Aug. 10 (YPA) – UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, on Friday condemned the coalition air raids which targeted a bus carrying children of a summer camp in Saada province, calling for an immediate and independent investigation into the incident, which killing and wounding dozens.

Guterres expressed his condolences to the families of the victims, calling on all parties to respect their obligations under international humanitarian law.

In a statement received by Yemen Press Agency, Guterres called on all parties to spare civilians and civilian property from military operations.

The Secretary-General of the United Nations renewed his call for a political settlement through the comprehensive dialogue between the Yemeni parties as the only way to end the conflict.

He urged all parties to calm down and engage constructively in the political process, including consultations scheduled at Geneva in September.


Sameera Hassn