Nov 13, 2018 07:57 Asia/Tehran
  • French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian
    French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian

The French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian, urged the international community to press to end the war in Yemen, which according to the United Nations has resulted in the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

Iran Press/ Europe: "The international community has to say enough, that's what we say and what the British say," French Foreign Minister, Jean-Yves Laudrian told France 2 television on Monday, Almasirah reported.

French Foreign Minister, confirmed that an important summit on Yemen would be held soon in Sweden.

Le Drian also called on the concerned parties to implement a process beginning with a cease-fire and transfer humanitarian aid and ending with a political settlement.

"There is no victor in this war. The fighting must be stopped," French Foreign Minister added.

By calling the conflict a "dirty war", Le Drian said that France is one of the countries that sells arms to Saudi Arabia and provides political cover for the crimes of the US-Saudi aggression on Yemen.

Considering the arm sails to Saudi, Former German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel in a meeting with Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in Tehran on 12 November said that Germany has some problems with the Saudi kingdom and it has even stopped arms sales to the country.

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Saudi Arabia, with the support of the United States, the United Arab Emirates and several other countries, has engaged in military aggression against Yemen and ground sieges, naval and air strikes since March 2015.

Nearly 14,000 Yemenis, including 5,000 women and children, have lost their lives in the deadly military campaign since March 2015.


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