(Saba)- Secretary-General of the Arab League A hmed Aboul-Gheit on Monday appealed to the international community and humanitarian organizations to immediately provide assistance and relief to Yemenis.
China to play positive, constructive role in UNSC regarding Safer oil tanker says Yi
CAIRO - SABA
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi confirmed that his country will play a positive and constructive role in the UN Security Council to reach an appropriate proposal for resolving the conflict between the government and the Houthi militia holding the dangerously decaying oil tanker in the Red Sea.
The Houthi militia are holding the tanker hostage since 2015 and not allowing any maintenance to it which threatens a spill of 1.4 million barrels of crude into the sea, a catastrophe of epic proportion on Yemen and other Red Sea countries.
In a written message to the speaker of the Arab Parliament, Dr. Meshaal Al-Salami, the Chinese Foreign Minister China’s understanding of the danger that Safer oil tank now poses and therefore will address the issue in the Security Council.
The Chinese remarks come in response to an urgent message on September 25, Al-Salami had sent to the international community AD appealing for preventing the disaster that Safer threatens.
Al-Salami’s letter had warned of the huge environmental, economic and humanitarian catastrophe that would result from the explosion of the oil tanker and spill of that huge quantity of oil into the sea.