YEMEN Press Agency

Shura Council: Truce in light of coalition’s aggressive actions is just media propaganda

SANAA, Jul. 21 (YPA) – The Shura Council condemned on Thursday the continuation of the US-Saudi-Emirati coalition in maritime piracy and preventing the entry of duel ships to Hodeida port in light of the declared armistice agreement.

In a statement issued today, the Council denounced the insistence of the coalition on the systematic policy of siege and starvation against the Yemeni people and obstructing the arrival of oil derivatives ships, which increased the human suffering of the people.

The council’s statement deplored the coalition’s failure to abide by the terms of the declared armistice and its continued imposition of restrictions on fuel ships with the aim of suffocating the people and increasing the cost of oil derivatives prices.

The statement affirmed that preventing entry of fuel ships despite having been inspected and obtaining UN permits is a crime that contravenes international and humanitarian norms, charters, and laws.

The Shura Council stressed the importance of adhering to the terms of the armistice and working to end the obstacles through which the coalition is trying to circumvent and disavow its implementation, considering the armistice in light of the repeated aggressive actions by the coalition just media propaganda.

The Council held the countries of the coalition and the United Nations fully responsible for the human suffering and losses resulting from the continued detention of oil derivatives ships.

The statement called on the free and the peoples of the world to stand in solidarity with the Yemeni people and to put pressure towards stopping the aggression, lifting the siege, opening Sanaa International Airport, ports and roads, and allowing ships to enter without hindrances.

The Shura’s statement called on the United Nations and its Special Envoy not to ignore the repeated humanitarian calls, to assume their responsibilities, and to compel the coalition to abide by the terms of the armistice and to comply with the agreements and laws that criminalize acts of maritime piracy.