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Arab Coalition: 18,000 relief ships docked in Yemen

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Al Arabiya, 28 February 2018 - The Arab Coalition spokesperson, Colonel Turki al-Maliki, stressed that the coalition forces are committed to fighting terrorism.

The colonel said in a press conference on Wednesday to comment on the results of the comprehensive humanitarian aid plan.

He made remarks on what was mentioned in a report on sanctions in Yemen, stressing that the coalition adheres to all standards and human rights laws.

He pointed out that 18,000 relief vessels are now docked in Yemen, 22 relief posts are currently operating, and 959,000 Yemenis have so far benefited from the aid support within the Arab Coalition’s humanitarian plan.

With regard to the Yemeni government, he noted that it did not prevent media professionals from entering Yemen and issued instructions to them to facilitate their entry.

"The Yemeni government is committed to not paying any money to terrorist groups in Yemen," he added.

He pointed out that the militants must abide by the international resolutions and stressed that the Houthi militias are moving children from schools to the front lines.

He also called for the protection of archeological monuments and the need to prevent their trafficking and smuggling.

Al- Maliki demonstrated with videos and pictures attacks targeting Houthi militias near the Saudi-Yemeni border showing the militia elements’ attempts to camouflage operations in order to plant and transport mines.

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