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Donald Trump Calls On Saudi Arabia To Allow Humanitarian Aid Into Yemen

WorldNews Wednesday, 6 December 2017
Donald Trump Calls On Saudi Arabia To Allow Humanitarian Aid Into YemenU.S. President Donald Trump called for Saudi Arabia to allow humanitarian access into Yemen — indicating Washington lost patience with a Saudi-led blockade, which has been condemned by human rights groups, Reuters reported on Wednesday. The Saudi-led coalition fighting against the armed Houthi insurgency in Yemen’s civil war imposed the blockade on ports a month ago after Saudi Arabia intercepted a missile coming from Yemen, towards the Saudi capital of Riyadh, the report said. Although the blockade eased, Yemen’s humanitarian crisis is still alarming, the report said. Nearly 8 million are on the brink of famine and disease with outbreaks of cholera and diphtheria. “I have directed officials...
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