Yemeni Foreign Minister meets with International Committee of the Red Cross

Yemeni Foreign Minister meets with International Committee of the Red Cross

Yemeni  Foreign Minister Hisham Sharaf met here on Sunday with Director of Operations of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Geneva Martin Schüepp and his accompanying delegation, who are currently visiting Yemen.

In the meeting, the Foreign Minister pointed out that addressing the repercussions of the humanitarian catastrophe created by the aggression countries represents in ending the military aggression, lifting the comprehensive siege and the exit of foreign forces.

Sharaf called on the ICRC to raise the ceiling of its humanitarian assistance in light of the increasing number of people in need of aid and those affected by the repercussions of the humanitarian catastrophe created by the aggression coalition countries due to the aggressive war and the comprehensive siege.

He stressed the importance of taking the necessary steps to arrange the payment of the salaries of state employees without exception.

The Foreign Minister praised the ICRC’s activities and programs in Yemen, especially the humanitarian projects and programs implemented in a number of remote areas, confirming the National Salvation Government’s support to the Committee’s work.

The ICRC’s Director of Operations clarified that the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Yemen is of interest to the Committee, indicating that the Committee seeks to provide the necessary humanitarian aid in accordance with its financial resources.

Join the discussion