Vice-President of Republic of Yemen: Kingdom always supports Yemen and stands beside its people

Tuesday 1441/10/10 - 2020/06/02
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Aden, June 01, 2020, SPA -- Vice-President of the Republic of Yemen, General Ali Mohsen Saleh, described the invitation and the organization by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in partnership with the United Nations of the Yemen High-Level Pledging Event 2020 virtually on Tuesday as a major humanitarian gesture, and considered it as an extension of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's positions towards Yemen, which is experiencing the worst humanitarian crisis ever caused by the Iranian-backed Houthi militia.
In a press statement on this occasion, he expressed appreciation for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's efforts in organizing this conference and said that the brothers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia always help Yemen and stand beside its people noting that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is one of the largest supporters and financers of the humanitarian response plans in his country, along with its support to face the consequences of the outbreak of Covid-19.
The Yemeni Vice President praised the great relief, development and humanitarian role played by the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, KSrelief, and the Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen, calling on the international community, donors and various organizations and bodies to actively initiate support and financing of response programs in his country and contribute to covering the government needs thereby enhancing its performance and achieving the ability to reduce the humanitarian crisis.
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