Zarif renews call to end Yemen war

November 22, 2017

TEHRAN – On Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif made a fresh call for the need to end the Saudi-led war on Yemen, saying that Yemeni people are in dire need of humanitarian aid, Mehr news agency reported.

Zarif made the remarks in a meeting with Mark Lowcock, the UN under-secretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator.

Pointing to the humanitarian crisis in the Arab country, the foreign minister said Iran is ready to provide Yemen with humanitarian aid.

Lowcock, for his part, called for international help to end the Yemeni crisis.

MH/PA

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