The Alliance releases 200 prisoners from Houthi militias
The Alliance for the Support of Legitimacy in Yemen announced the release of 200 prisoners from Houthi militias as part of the Alliance’s efforts to advance the Stockholm agreement.
Flights would be conducted in cooperation with the World Health Organization (WHO) to transport patients from Sana’a to countries where they could receive appropriate treatment. Said the Alliance
“Out of the keenness of the Alliance leadership to continue to support efforts to resolve the crisis in Yemen and push forward the Stockholm agreement, including the agreement on the exchange of prisoners, and create the atmosphere to overcome any controversial points on the issue of prisoner exchange, This is a humanitarian issue in the first place and a continuation of the Alliance’s efforts to improve the humanitarian situation, especially the health of the Yemeni people, and pursuant to the provisions of the relevant international laws and conventions, the leadership of the Allied forces decided on the initiative of releasing 200 prisoners of the Houthi militias.” Said the spokesman for the Allied forces, Colonel Turki al-Maliki.
The Houthi militias welcomed the Alliance’s announcement of flights to transport patients from Sanaa and the release of 200 Houthi prisoners. “We welcome the move announced by the Saudi-led Alliance on Tuesday,” Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, a leader of the Houthi group, wrote on Twitter.
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