Iran ready to send more relief to Yemeni people

Tehran, May 28, IRNA – The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to continue despatching humanintarian relief aid to the war-hit people of Yemen, Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian told his Djiboutian counterpart Mahamoud Ali Youssouf.

The two officials met on Thursday on the sidelines of the 42nd Session of the OIC Council of Foreign Ministers in Kuwait during which they discussed ways of assisting the Yemeni people in the wake of the Saudi-led military aggression.

Amir-Abdollahian thanked Djibouti officials for facilitating despatching of Iran’s humanitarian packages to Yemen and stressed Iran’s proposal to secure a political solution to the crisis.

Youssouf, for his part, said the ports of his country are capable of receiving and sending Iran’s relief aid to the impoverished people of Yemen.

Saying that Djibouti is hosting 20,000 Yemeni refugees fleeing from bombardments, he said the international assistance has been insufficient and called for prompt attention of the responsible bodies to save the lives of Yemenis in their country and in Djibouti.

The Iranian deputy foreign minister left Kuwait for Tehran, after the meeting.