Coalition preventing Red Cross from giving aid

In a statement, the independent aid agency "called for the urgent removal of obstacles to the delivery to Yemenof vital medical supplies needed to treat casualties from a week of deadly clashes and air strikes".

Coalition preventing Red Cross from giving aid

World Bulletin / News Desk

Members of the Saudi-led coalition conducting air strikes in Yemen are preventing a Red Cross plane from delivering urgent medical supplies in Sanaa, an ICRC spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

"We still don't have the permission from coalition members," ICRC spokeswoman Sitara Jabeen told Reuters inGeneva, declining to specify which coalition authorities were responsible for blocking the plane, which was still in Djibouti

Last Mod: 31 Mart 2015, 14:38
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