YEMEN Press Agency

Deputy FM announces transfer of African migrants from Ibb to Sanaa

SANAA, July 17 (YPA) – The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in the government of Salvation Hussein al-Azzi, announced the start of the gathering of Africans infiltrators and illegal immigrants and the transfer them from Ibb province to capital Sanaa in preparation for deportation to their countries.

“We have transferred 120 illegal immigrants from Ibb province to Sanaa in the past two days, in preparation for their deportation,” al-Azzi said on his tweeter page on Tuesday.

Al-Azzi noted that this measure is an extension of previous steps implemented in coordination with the Immigration Organization.

“We were able, through temporary assembly points, to return 3000 migrants in a safe manner to their countries,” he said.

“There is no truth to the rumors about the establishment of a resettlement camp for Africans in Ibb,” he said.