14 iunie 2018

Britain calls UN Security Council meeting over Yemen

euronews.com

The UN security council meets behind closed doors on Thursday at Britian's request as alarm grows over the Saudi-led Arab coalition's latest offensive against Iranian-backed Houthi rebels. Operation "Golden Victory" aims to wrest control of Yemen's biggest port, Hodeida, from Houthi control, but the fighting risks cutting off the vital aid that flows through the port, keeping millions of Yemenis alive. For the last two days coalition naval forces and aircraft have been bombarding rebel [...]