After the violent clashes that erupted few days ago in the vicinity of the Maasheq presidential palace in KRITER district in the city of Aden between the Presidential Guard forces and the Southern Transitional Council gunmen.
The United Nations expressed grave concern over the recent escalation in the southern city of Aden because of the repercussions on the lives of the people of the region, calling on both parties to the conflict to stop fighting and start negotiations.
The ICRC delegation in Yemen has confirmed on its official Twitter account that 200,000 people in Aden have lost access to clean water, stressing the need to ensure that the wounded and sick have access to health facilities and the protection of health-care workers.
“It’s a matter of life and death,” they Said
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on both parties to the conflict, the internationally recognized forces of the Yemeni government, and other forces of the Southern Transitional Council, to stop hostilities and ensure the application and respect of international humanitarian law and human rights.
Guterres urged both sides to start a dialogue to resolve their differences and respond to the concerns of all Yemenis.