Statement by the Federal Foreign Office on the latest escalation in the conflict in Yemen

30.10.2016 - Press release

A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement today (30 October) on the latest escalation in the conflict in Yemen:

The German Government is gravely concerned about the latest escalations in the conflict in Yemen, in which missiles have been fired from Yemen to Saudi Arabia and air strikes have claimed the lives of many civilians in Yemen. We call on all sides to work on a comprehensive political solution under the aegis of the United Nations in order to end the violence and enable the people of Yemen to receive the humanitarian assistance they so urgently need.

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