Red Cross gets approval from Saudi to take aid into Yemen

SHAFAQNA – According to The Guardian Newspaper reported that ” The International Committee of the Red Cross hopes to bring vital medical supplies and aid workers into Yemen on Monday after receiving approval from the Saudi-led military coalition, an ICRC spokeswoman said.” The report added ”  The aid agency has been negotiating for nearly a week to deliver life-saving supplies and equipment to Yemen, where the coalition has conducted 11 days of air strikes against Iran-backed Shia Houthis. The coalition now controls the country’s ports and air space. “We have received permission from the coalition for two planes now, one carrying supplies and one with staff,” ICRC spokeswoman Sitara Jabeen told Reuters on Sunday.”


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