Rouhani: Immediate, real ceasefire needed in Yemen

TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for real and immediate ceasefire in Yemen.

“People in Yemen need medicinal and food aid. There must be a real and immediate ceasefire in Yemen,” Rouhani said in a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Masum here in Tehran.

“Yemen is not a regional or political issue, but it is a humanitarian issue for the regional countries and the whole world,” Rouhani said.

He also referred to terrorism in Iraq, and said, “Terrorism is a danger to the entire region. We arrived at a shared view that terrorism should be dealt with in the whole region. Expulsion of terrorists from Iraq and their presence in Syria has not ended the danger of terrorists.”

He also reiterated that Iran would help Iraq to deal with terrorists. “Iraq’s security is the security of Iran

By ISNA