Dr. Al-Hajraf: GCC states are at the forefront of the world's countries in supporting Yemen and providing humanitarian aid to its people, with a total of $28 bln

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Riyadh, March 1, 2021, SPA -- Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, affirmed the steadfast position of the GCC states towards 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 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.
This came during his participation in the Virtual High-Level Pledging Event for the Humanitarian Situation in Yemen 2021, today, which was organized by the United Nations, Switzerland and Sweden, in the presence of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, 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.
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