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Al-Hajraf: GCC has provided $28bn in humanitarian aid to Yemen since 2006

March 02, 2021



Saudi Gazette report

RIYADH — Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf, affirmed the steadfast position of the GCC member states toward supporting Yemen and its people under the legitimate government, to confront the Iranian-backed terrorist Houthi militia, in particular, the humanitarian action and providing assistance.

He praised the efforts made by the GCC member states in this regard, as they are at the forefront of the world's countries in providing humanitarian aid to Yemen, with a total of $28 billion since 2006, the Saudi Press agency reported.

The GCC chief made the remarks during his participation in the virtual High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Situation in Yemen 2021, on Monday.

The event was organized by the United Nations, Switzerland and Sweden and attended by Secretary-General of the United Nation Antonio Guterres, Vice President and Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs for Switzerland Ignazio Cassis, Yemeni Prime Minister Dr. Maeen Abdulmalik, a number of ministers of the participating countries, and representatives of governments, international organizations, and bodies interested in humanitarian action.


March 02, 2021
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