Deputy Foreign Minister: UN Secretary-General is party to the blockade of Yemen

Deputy Foreign Minister: UN Secretary-General is party to the blockade of Yemen

On Sunday, Yemen’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Hussein Al-Ezzi, accused the Secretary-General of the United Nations and his private envoy of aiding the blockade of the Yemeni people.

“The United Nations Verification and Inspection Mechanism (UNVIM) has declined to license a ship without any justification,” he said on Twitter.

Al-Ezzi described this step as a cheap and vulgar attempt to appear more royal than the king, to the point that Saudi Arabia itself has become more of a cooperative presence in the siege, adding that this arbitrariness would cost the United Nations a lot.